The average Nurse Practitioner salary in the state of New York is $126,440 per year (or $60.79 per hour) as of May 2020, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The national average salary for nurse practioners is $114,510 (or $55.05 per hour).
The cost of living in a given region can impact what nurses tend to earn working in those areas. New York scores a 146.6 on the Cost of Living Index in 2020, making it one of the highest states on the index. A high cost of living score means prices for food, housing, and transportation will be higher in comparison to other states.
|State||Avg. RN Salary||Avg. RN Salary (adjusted for COL)|
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Nurse Practitioner Salary Variation Across New York
Nursing salaries in New York vary by region. Typically, the highest-paying regions for NPs are in large metropolitan areas. New York City is at the top, with an average NP salary of $133,380. Kingston, NY comes in second with a $129,480 average NP salary. However, the Rochester, NY metropolitan has a slightly lower NP salary of $110,290.
|Metro Area||NPs Employed||Avg. NP Salary|
|New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA||13,760||$133,380|
|Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY||1,100||$111,950|
|Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area||320||$115,850|
|Central East New York nonmetropolitan area||250||$109,920|
|Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area||180||$106,780|
|Watertown-Fort Drum, NY||80||$114,420|
Nurse Practitioner Salary vs Similar Healthcare Professions in New York
At $126,440 average annual salary, Nurse Practitioners in New York tend to earn considerably more than other types of healthcare workers in the state.
Here’s how a sample of these other types of healthcare professions compare to NP salaries in New York:
|Profession||# Employed in NY||Avg. Salary|
|LPNs / LVNs||44,440||$51,300|
Job Outlook for Nurse Practitioners in New York
There are about 15,480 Nurse Practitioners in the state of New York. In fact, this number is expected to increase by almost 41.3% from 2018 to 2028. This is an increase of more than 6,390 new NPs in the state in the coming years.