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Nurse Practitioners Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

The salary statistics of nurse practitioners in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare nurse practitioners salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Nurse Practitioners

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$48,120
25th Percentile Wage
$84,400
50th Percentile Wage
$97,770
75th Percentile Wage
$115,690
90th Percentile Wage
$130,520

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for nurse practitioners in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) nurse practitioners is $130,520. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $97,770. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid nurse practitioners is $48,120.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of nurse practitioners in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$97,770
0.18% 6.20%
2016
$97,590
-0.04% -
2015
$97,630
-1.18% -
2014
$98,780
5.63% -
2013
$93,220
1.62% -
2012
$91,710
- -

Compare Nurse Practitioners Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of nurse practitioners in eight industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for nurse practitioners occupations is the management, scientific, and technical consulting services industry with an annual salary $114,420. The lowest paying industry is the accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping, and payroll services industry (annual salary $47,470). For detailed nurse practitioners salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$114,420
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$112,960
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities
$107,960
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$97,910
Scientific Research and Development Services
$97,830
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$97,770
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$96,880
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$47,470

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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