Nurse practitioner salary in United States
How much does a Nurse Practitioner make in the United States?
Average base salary
The average salary for a nurse practitioner is $123,141 per year in the United States and $18,750 overtime per year.49k salaries reported, updated at December 2, 2023
Salaries by years of experience in the United States
|Years of experience||Per year|
|Less than 1 year|
|1 to 2 years|
|3 to 5 years|
|6 to 9 years|
|More than 10 years|
Top companies for Nurse Practitioners in United States
Highest paying cities for Nurse Practitioners near United States
Where can a Nurse Practitioner earn more?Compare salaries for Nurse Practitioners in different locations
Best-paid skills and qualifications for Nurse Practitioners
PA-C(earn +8.49% more)
The jobs requiring this license have increase by 13200.00% since 2018. Nurse Practitioners with this license earn +8.49% more than the average base salary, which is $123,141 per year.
|Year||Number of job openings on Indeed requiring this license||Change from previous year|
|2016||1||increase by 1|
|2017||2||increase by 100.00%|
|2018||11||increase by 450.00%|
|2019||1463||increase by 13200.00%|
Most common benefits for Nurse Practitioners
- 401(k) matching
- 403(b) matching
- AD&D insurance
- Commuter assistance
- Continuing education credits
- Dental insurance
- Disability insurance
- Employee assistance program
- Employee discount
- Flexible schedule
- Flexible spending account
- Health insurance
- Health savings account
- Life insurance
- Loan repayment program
- Malpractice insurance
- Mileage reimbursement
- Opportunities for advancement
- Paid time off
- Paid training
- Parental leave
- Referral program
- Relocation assistance
- Retirement plan
- Travel reimbursement
- Tuition reimbursement
- Vision insurance
- Wellness program
Salary satisfactionBased on 347 ratings
67% of Nurse Practitioners in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.
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Common questions about salaries for a Nurse Practitioner
How can I know if I am being paid fairly as a nurse practitioner (NP)?
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How much do similar professions to Nurse Practitioner get paid?
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Do nurse practitioners (NPs) make good money?
Yes, nurse practitioners can earn high income depending on their certification and the area of expertise.