Nurse Practitioner Salaries

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Alternate Job Titles: Nurse Practitioner, Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

What is the average annual salary for Nurse Practitioner?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Nurse Practitioner may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Nurse Practitioner in the United States.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Nurse Practitioner in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Nurse Practitioner in the United States is $97,688 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Nurse Practitioner in the United States are expected to make less than $97,688.

Source: HR Reported data as of October 2015

Median $97,688
  • 10%$83,935
  • 25%$90,489
  • 75%$106,099
  • 90%$113,757

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Job Description for Nurse Practitioner

Examines and treats patients independently and in autonomous collaboration with other health care professionals. Ensures proper illness and injury care and disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and recovery. Requires a master's degree in area of specialty, certification as a Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner (CRNP), and state authority for advanced practice. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. May lead and direct the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. View Nurse Practitioner job description

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Categories:  Healthcare -- Nursing, Healthcare -- Practitioners

Industries:  Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Healthcare

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