Average Nurse Practitioner Salary in Texas

Nurse practitioners in Texas earn an average of $117,890 per year (or $56.68 per hour).

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Texas 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 Texas

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $154,080 $74
75th Percentile $128,810 $61
Median $121,010 $58
25th Percentile $99,880 $48

80% of Texas NPs earn between $81,160 and $154,080.

Cost-of-living adjusted nurse practitioner salary in Texas

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Texas NPs earn about $118,482 per year. Cost-of-living in Texas is 0% lower than the national average, meaning they face lower prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Texas for nurse practitioners

Wichita Falls, TX $125,820 per year
Midland, TX $125,190 per year
Sugar Land, TX $123,810 per year
Texarkana, TX $122,570 per year
Austin, TX $120,850 per year
Corpus Christi, TX $118,330 per year
Mission, TX $117,830 per year
New Braunfels, TX $117,640 per year
Tyler, TX $117,470 per year
Victoria, TX $116,560 per year

Texas nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where nurse practitioners are paid the highest is Wichita Falls, where the average NPs salary is $125,820 and 150 nurse practitioners are currently employed. The Midland area comes in second, with a $125,190 average NP salary and 60 nurse practitioners employed.

How much do similar professions get paid in Texas?

Nurse Anesthetist $197,540 per year
Physical Therapist $98,340 per year
Nurse Midwife $85,030 per year
Registered Nurse $79,120 per year
Dental Hygienist $77,590 per year
Licensed Practical Nurse $50,220 per year
Pharmacy Technician $38,330 per year

At a $117,890 average annual salary, NPs in Texas tend to earn less than nurse anesthetists ($197,540). They tend to earn more than physical therapists ($98,340), nurse midwives ($85,030), registered nurses ($79,120), dental hygienists ($77,590), licensed practical nurses ($50,220), and pharmacy technicians ($38,330).

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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