Average Nurse Practitioner Salary in Aurora

Nurse practitioners in Aurora earn an average of $115,560 per year (or $55.56 per hour).

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Aurora, CO
2% lower than the national average
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Aurora nurse practitioners earn 2% lower than the national average salary for NPs, at $118,040 (or $56.75 per hour).

Nurse practitioner salary range in Aurora, CO

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $153,070 $73
75th Percentile $128,690 $61
Median $111,210 $53
25th Percentile $100,100 $48

80% of Aurora NPs earn between $78,610 and $153,070.

Cost-of-living adjusted nurse practitioner salary in Aurora

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Aurora, CO

Adjusted for cost-of-living, Aurora NPs earn about $107,698 per year. Cost-of-living in Aurora is 7% higher than the national average, meaning they face higher prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Colorado for nurse practitioners

Boulder, CO $118,180 per year
Pueblo, CO $114,380 per year
Fort Collins, CO $112,680 per year
Grand Junction, CO $110,250 per year
Colorado Springs, CO $107,070 per year
Greeley, CO $103,200 per year

Colorado nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where nurse practitioners are paid the highest is Boulder, where the average NPs salary is $118,180 and 190 nurse practitioners are currently employed. The Pueblo area comes in second, with a $114,380 average NP salary and 140 nurse practitioners employed.

How much do similar professions get paid in Aurora, CO?

Nurse Anesthetist $173,320 per year
Nurse Midwife $123,480 per year
Physical Therapist $92,570 per year
Dental Hygienist $90,570 per year
Registered Nurse $82,860 per year
Licensed Practical Nurse $58,190 per year
Pharmacy Technician $41,840 per year

At a $115,560 average annual salary, NPs in Aurora tend to earn less than nurse anesthetists ($173,320) and nurse midwives ($123,480). They tend to earn more than physical therapists ($92,570), dental hygienists ($90,570), registered nurses ($82,860), licensed practical nurses ($58,190), and pharmacy technicians ($41,840).

More about nurse practitioners

Nurse practitioners are licensed, advanced practice nurses who specialize in managing patients' healthcare and preventing diseases. They often work autonomously and have their own practices. Their duties involve diagnosing diseases, treating illnesses, and performing diagnostic tests, among other things. Every nurse practitioner has to choose a speciality. Some of the more common nurse practitioner roles include family nurse practitioner, pediatric nurse practitioner, and psychiatric nurse practitioner.

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