Average Nurse Practitioner Salary in Mississippi

Nurse practitioners in Mississippi earn an average of $111,750 per year (or $53.73 per hour).

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Mississippi nurse practitioners earn 5% lower than the national average salary for NPs, at $118,040 (or $56.75 per hour).

Nurse practitioner salary range in Mississippi

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $154,130 $74
75th Percentile $127,040 $61
Median $101,840 $48
25th Percentile $96,760 $46

80% of Mississippi NPs earn between $77,940 and $154,130.

Cost-of-living adjusted nurse practitioner salary in Mississippi

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Mississippi NPs earn about $127,277 per year. Cost-of-living in Mississippi is 12% lower than the national average, meaning they face lower prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Mississippi for nurse practitioners

Jackson, MS $113,120 per year
Biloxi, MS $111,550 per year
Hattiesburg, MS $108,100 per year

Mississippi nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where nurse practitioners are paid the highest is Jackson, where the average NPs salary is $113,120 and 1,090 nurse practitioners are currently employed. The Biloxi area comes in second, with a $111,550 average NP salary and 470 nurse practitioners employed.

How much do similar professions get paid in Mississippi?

Nurse Anesthetist $182,940 per year
Nurse Midwife $127,960 per year
Physical Therapist $95,990 per year
Registered Nurse $63,130 per year
Dental Hygienist $57,670 per year
Licensed Practical Nurse $41,530 per year
Pharmacy Technician $34,460 per year

At a $111,750 average annual salary, NPs in Mississippi tend to earn less than nurse anesthetists ($182,940) and nurse midwives ($127,960). They tend to earn more than physical therapists ($95,990), registered nurses ($63,130), dental hygienists ($57,670), licensed practical nurses ($41,530), and pharmacy technicians ($34,460).

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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