Nurse practitioner earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Nurse practitioner salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Arkansas $99,910
Alabama $99,750
Tennessee $99,630
Guam $76,060
Puerto Rico $22,710
California $149,910
Hawaii $131,000
New Jersey $129,240
Washington $128,980
New York $128,220
Massachusetts $128,160
Minnesota $127,690
Oregon $127,690
Nevada $127,620
Rhode Island $125,540
Connecticut $125,360
Alaska $123,140
Illinois $122,960
Montana $122,100
District of Columbia $121,470
Delaware $121,470
Iowa $121,470
Wisconsin $121,310
Arizona $121,070
New Hampshire $121,070
New Mexico $121,070
Texas $121,010
Maine $119,550
Oklahoma $109,660
Pennsylvania $106,700
Utah $105,220
Maryland $104,550
Indiana $104,020
Louisiana $103,610
North Dakota $103,550
Nebraska $103,340
Ohio $103,310
Virginia $102,860
Colorado $102,370
North Carolina $102,370
Wyoming $102,370
Idaho $102,060
Michigan $102,060
South Dakota $102,060
Mississippi $101,840
Vermont $101,790
Georgia $101,690
Missouri $101,180
Florida $101,110
Kansas $100,590
Kentucky $100,260
South Carolina $100,020
West Virginia $100,020

How do nurse practitioner salaries compare to similar careers?

Nurse practitioners earn 6% more than similar careers in the United States. On average, they make less than pharmacists but more than physical therapists.

Career Median Salary
Pharmacist salary $129K
Optometrist salary $124K
Health services manager salary $101K
Physician assistant salary $122K
Anesthesiologist assistant salary $122K
Nurse practitioner salary $121K
Biomedical engineer salary $97K
Neuropsychologist salary $103K
Radiation therapist salary $83K
Physical therapist salary $96K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)