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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 amongst Massachusetts cities 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$82,320
25th Percentile Wage
$94,990
50th Percentile Wage
$113,950
75th Percentile Wage
$134,440
90th Percentile Wage
$164,070

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 $164,070. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $113,950. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $82,320.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39.58
25th Percentile Wage
$45.67
50th Percentile Wage
$54.78
75th Percentile Wage
$64.64
90th Percentile Wage
$78.88

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for nurse practitioners in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $78.88. The median hourly salary is $54.78. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39.58.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of nurse practitioners from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016113,9503.82%12.36%
2015109,6005.96%-
2014103,0701.91%-
2013101,1001.22%-
201299,870--

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 $89,150 to $118,160. The highest paying area for nurse practitioners in Massachusetts is Boston-Cambridge-Quincy with a median annual salary of $118,160. The second highest paying city/area in Massachusetts State is Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner (mean annual salary $117,760). The lowest paying area is Barnstable Town with a median annual salary of $89,150.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$118,160
Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner
$117,760
Peabody
$115,940
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$115,560
Worcester
$114,520
New Bedford
$110,160
Springfield
$108,780
Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton
$106,590
Framingham
$104,910
Pittsfield
$101,780
Barnstable Town
$89,150


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