Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Nurse Practitioner (NP) is $100,556
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Nurse Practitioner (NP)s?
An entry-level Nurse Practitioner (NP) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $93,526 based on 357 salaries. An early career Nurse Practitioner (NP) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $98,815 based on 900 …Read more
What Do Nurse Practitioner (NP)s Do?
Nurse practitioners (NPs) are registered nurses who perform many of the same functions as licensed physicians and generally pursue ongoing education into the post-graduate level of medical study. These practitioners are able to treat and diagnose diseases and conditions and prescribe medicines, and for some insurance companies they serve as primary care providers (PCPs) for patients.
Nurse practitioners typically work in cooperative practice with physicians and fulfill a complimentary role to …Read more
- Conduct complete physicals and counsel patients on health needs and improvements.
- Monitor the effectiveness of prescribed treatments.
- Prescribe medications and therapy measures.
- Diagnose and treat common acute injuries and illnesses.