Nurse Practitioner Salary in the US

$96,285
per year
per hour
$46.29
per hour
per year

Nurse Practitioner (NP) - Average Salary & Hourly Pay

The average salary for a Nurse Practitioner is $96,285 per year ($46.29 per hour), which is $42,795 (+80%) higher than the average salary in the US.
A Nurse Practitioner can expect an average starting salary of $81,600. The highest salaries can exceed $128,440.
$81,600
Low
$96,285
Average salary
$128,440
High
$39.23
Low
$46.29
Average salary
$61.65
High

Nurse Practitioner Salary Range

Low
$81,600
Average salary
$96,285
Experienced
$111,580
High
$128,440
Low
$39.23
Average salary
$46.29
Experienced
$53.64
High
$61.65
Among Nurse Practitioners in the US, General Nurse Practitioners, Aesthetic Nurse Practitioners and Women's Health Nurse Practitioners (WHNP) tend to have the lowest salaries, while professionals like Traveling Nurse Practitioners, Surgical NPs or Acute Care Nurse Practitioners (ACNP) enjoy the highest salaries.

Nurse Practitioner (NP) - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Acute Care Nurse Practitioner$114K/year
+18% 
Dermatology Nurse Practitioner$109K/year
+13% 
Surgical Nurse Practitioner$105K/year
+9% 
Traveling Nurse Practitioner$102K/year
+6% 
Orthopedic Nurse Practitioner$98K/year
+2% 
Trauma Nurse Practitioner$97K/year
+1% 
Women's Health Nurse Practitioner$92K/year
 -4%
Holistic Nurse Practitioner$92K/year
 -5%
Aesthetic Nurse Practitioner$85K/year
 -12%

Nurse Practitioner - Pay by Experience Level in the United States

An Entry Level Nurse Practitioner (NP) with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average starting salary of $82,000 per year. A mid career Nurse Practitioner with 4-9 years of experience earns an average salary of $95,000, while an experienced Nurse Practitioner with 10-20 years of experience makes on average $111,000. NPs with more than 20 years of experience earn $115,000 per year on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Nurse Practitioner

Late Career▲ +19%
Experienced▲ +15%
Average Salary$96,285/year
Mid Career▼ -1%
Entry Level▼ -15%

Gender Breakdown

Female
87%
Male
13%

Nurse Practitioner - Jobs by Location

Nurse Practitioner (NP) - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Nurse Practitioner jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months and on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS.gov).
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