Average Nurse Practitioner Salary in Massachusetts

Nurse practitioners in Massachusetts earn an average of $129,540 per year (or $62.28 per hour).

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Massachusetts nurse practitioners earn 9% higher than the national average salary for NPs, at $118,040 (or $56.75 per hour).

Nurse practitioner salary range in Massachusetts

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $167,980 $80
75th Percentile $134,900 $64
Median $128,160 $61
25th Percentile $104,160 $50

80% of Massachusetts NPs earn between $98,860 and $167,980.

Cost-of-living adjusted nurse practitioner salary in Massachusetts

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Massachusetts NPs earn about $120,614 per year. Cost-of-living in Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts for nurse practitioners

Boston, MA $132,070 per year
New Bedford, MA $126,970 per year
Worcester, MA $126,230 per year
Warwick, MA $126,090 per year
Barnstable Town, MA $120,600 per year
Pittsfield, MA $119,050 per year
Springfield, MA $117,030 per year
Leominster, MA $116,640 per year

Massachusetts nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where nurse practitioners are paid the highest is Boston, where the average NPs salary is $132,070 and 5,610 nurse practitioners are currently employed. The New Bedford area comes in second, with a $126,970 average NP salary and 120 nurse practitioners employed.

How much do similar professions get paid in Massachusetts?

Nurse Anesthetist $219,680 per year
Nurse Midwife $129,360 per year
Registered Nurse $96,630 per year
Physical Therapist $91,840 per year
Dental Hygienist $87,030 per year
Licensed Practical Nurse $61,820 per year
Pharmacy Technician $40,390 per year

At a $129,540 average annual salary, NPs in Massachusetts tend to earn less than nurse anesthetists ($219,680). They tend to earn more than nurse midwives ($129,360), registered nurses ($96,630), physical therapists ($91,840), dental hygienists ($87,030), licensed practical nurses ($61,820), and pharmacy technicians ($40,390).

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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