I am a nurse practitioner with 10 years experience. I have been asked to join a gastroenterology group. What salary range is reasonable?
Question: I am a nurse practitioner with 10 years experience. I have been asked to join a gastroenterology group. What salary range is reasonable?
Answer: According to the 2007 American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) Compensation Survey, the full-time, mean base salary for NPs is $81,060, with an average total income of $87,400. AANP segregates by years of experience or specialty. The full report is here: www.aanp.org.
Another source, The Physician Compensation and Production Survey: 2006 Report Based on 2005 Data from the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA), says that mean compensation for NPs is $72,616; the 75th and 90th percentiles are $81,435 and $94,726, respectively. (This is an aggregate for all NPs.)