Average Nurse Practitioner Salary in Maine

Nurse practitioners in Maine earn an average of $116,370 per year (or $55.95 per hour).

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Maine nurse practitioners earn 1% lower than the national average salary for NPs, at $118,040 (or $56.75 per hour).

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Nurse practitioner salary range in Maine

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $135,150 $64
75th Percentile $128,690 $61
Median $119,550 $57
25th Percentile $100,230 $48

80% of Maine NPs earn between $96,040 and $135,150.

Cost-of-living adjusted nurse practitioner salary in Maine

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Maine NPs earn about $120,216 per year. Cost-of-living in Maine is 3% lower than the national average, meaning they face lower prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Maine for nurse practitioners

Auburn, ME $118,080 per year
Portland, ME $117,550 per year
Bangor, ME $115,490 per year

Maine nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where nurse practitioners are paid the highest is Auburn, where the average NPs salary is $118,080 and 150 nurse practitioners are currently employed. The Portland area comes in second, with a $117,550 average NP salary and 430 nurse practitioners employed.

How much do similar professions get paid in Maine?

Nurse Anesthetist $209,050 per year
Nurse Midwife $125,020 per year
Physical Therapist $85,620 per year
Registered Nurse $73,630 per year
Dental Hygienist $71,640 per year
Licensed Practical Nurse $50,790 per year
Pharmacy Technician $35,220 per year

At a $116,370 average annual salary, NPs in Maine tend to earn less than nurse anesthetists ($209,050) and nurse midwives ($125,020). They tend to earn more than physical therapists ($85,620), registered nurses ($73,630), dental hygienists ($71,640), licensed practical nurses ($50,790), and pharmacy technicians ($35,220).

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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