Average Nurse Practitioner Salary in Pennsylvania

Nurse practitioners in Pennsylvania earn an average of $117,260 per year (or $56.38 per hour).

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Pennsylvania nurse practitioners earn 0% lower than the national average salary for NPs, at $118,040 (or $56.75 per hour).

Nurse practitioner salary range in Pennsylvania

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $165,900 $79
75th Percentile $128,450 $61
Median $106,700 $51
25th Percentile $99,570 $47

80% of Pennsylvania NPs earn between $84,940 and $165,900.

Cost-of-living adjusted nurse practitioner salary in Pennsylvania

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Pennsylvania NPs earn about $120,143 per year. Cost-of-living in Pennsylvania is 2% lower than the national average, meaning they face lower prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Pennsylvania for nurse practitioners

Pittsburgh, PA $125,270 per year
Philadelphia, PA $121,370 per year
Reading, PA $119,650 per year
Harrisburg, PA $117,200 per year
Bethlehem, PA $115,550 per year
Williamsport, PA $115,050 per year
Berwick, PA $112,630 per year
Wilkes-Barre, PA $112,130 per year
Lancaster, PA $111,030 per year
York, PA $110,890 per year

Pennsylvania nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where nurse practitioners are paid the highest is Pittsburgh, where the average NPs salary is $125,270 and 1,840 nurse practitioners are currently employed. The Philadelphia area comes in second, with a $121,370 average NP salary and 3,800 nurse practitioners employed.

How much do similar professions get paid in Pennsylvania?

Nurse Anesthetist $203,150 per year
Nurse Midwife $111,980 per year
Physical Therapist $94,400 per year
Registered Nurse $76,000 per year
Dental Hygienist $71,710 per year
Licensed Practical Nurse $51,090 per year
Pharmacy Technician $34,760 per year

At a $117,260 average annual salary, NPs in Pennsylvania tend to earn less than nurse anesthetists ($203,150). They tend to earn more than nurse midwives ($111,980), physical therapists ($94,400), registered nurses ($76,000), dental hygienists ($71,710), licensed practical nurses ($51,090), and pharmacy technicians ($34,760).

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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