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Nurse Practitioners Salary Information in Massachusetts

The average annual and hourly salaries for nurse practitioners in the state of Massachusetts are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of nurse practitioners among Massachusetts areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Nurse Practitioners in Massachusetts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$85,780
25th Percentile Wage
$99,380
50th Percentile Wage
$116,760
75th Percentile Wage
$135,660
90th Percentile Wage
$164,090

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for nurse practitioners in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $164,090. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $116,760. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $85,780.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of nurse practitioners from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$116,760
2.41% 14.47%
2016
$113,950
3.82% -
2015
$109,600
5.96% -
2014
$103,070
1.91% -
2013
$101,100
1.22% -
2012
$99,870
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Nurse Practitioners in Massachusetts Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of nurse practitioners in some Massachusetts cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of nurse practitioners in state of Massachusetts ranges from $87,870 to $121,560. The highest paying area for nurse practitioners in Massachusetts is Boston-Cambridge-Quincy with a median annual salary of $121,560. The second highest paying city/area in Massachusetts State is Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner (mean annual salary $119,880). The lowest paying area is Taunton-Norton-Raynham with a median annual salary of $87,870.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$121,560
Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner
$119,880
Peabody
$119,790
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$118,870
Worcester
$117,740
Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton
$116,160
New Bedford
$115,740
Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$107,130
Springfield
$105,840
Framingham
$103,360
Pittsfield
$102,890
Barnstable Town
$97,860
Taunton-Norton-Raynham
$87,870




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