Nurse practitioner earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Nurse practitioner salary by state

State Name Average Salary
California $126,890
Arizona $113,394
Alaska $120,100
Massachusetts $119,420
New Jersey $118,040
New York $118,550
Hawaii $123,570
Minnesota $115,550
Connecticut $115,370
Washington $116,350
Wyoming $114,000
Maryland $108,580
Nevada $112,090
Colorado $105,560
Texas $108,660
Oregon $110,770
New Mexico $109,970
District of Columbia $110,420
Mississippi $102,480
New Hampshire $108,750
Illinois $105,800
Rhode Island $112,620
Delaware $105,390
Michigan $103,210
Wisconsin $106,160
Georgia $104,360
Iowa $104,640
North Dakota $105,030
Vermont $101,660
Utah $105,160
Louisiana $99,510
Virginia $102,480
Pennsylvania $100,021
Arkansas $99,740
North Carolina $101,540
Nebraska $102,210
Montana $103,390
Oklahoma $104,310
Maine $102,280
Indiana $102,390
Idaho $102,830
Missouri $98,430
Ohio $101,010
Florida $97,270
South Dakota $100,440
West Virginia $96,250
Alabama $95,010
South Carolina $96,080
Kentucky $96,180
Kansas $97,310
Tennessee $96,440
Puerto Rico $19,450

How do nurse practitioner salaries compare to similar careers?

Nurse practitioners earn 13% less than similar careers in the United States. On average, they make less than prosthodontists but more than neuropsychologists.

Career Median Salary
Prosthodontist salary $177K
Nurse anesthetist salary $168K
Pharmacist salary $126K
Optometrist salary $112K
Nurse practitioner salary $107K
Health services manager salary $100K
Physician assistant salary $109K
Anesthesiologist assistant salary $109K
Neuropsychologist salary $101K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)