Nurse Practitioners Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Nurse Practitioners

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for nurse practitioners in the industry sector of educational 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 $127,510. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $95,200. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid nurse practitioners is $68,110.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of nurse practitioners in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth

Compare Nurse Practitioners Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of nurse practitioners in nine industries in the educational 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 educational services - privately owned industry with an annual salary $96,210. The lowest paying industry is the elementary and secondary schools - local government owned industry (annual salary $50,630). For detailed nurse practitioners salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Educational Services - Privately owned
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
Educational Services - Local government owned
Educational Services
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
Educational Services - State government owned
Elementary and Secondary Schools
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].


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