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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 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$149,960
75th Percentile Wage
$121,180
50th Percentile Wage
$103,070
25th Percentile Wage
$87,440
10th Percentile Wage
$78,040

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 $149,960. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $103,070. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $78,040.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$72.09
75th Percentile Wage
$58.26
50th Percentile Wage
$49.55
25th Percentile Wage
$42.04
10th Percentile Wage
$37.52

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 $72.09. The median hourly salary is $49.55. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37.52.

Table 3. Average Nurse Practitioners Wage in Massachusetts vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Nurse Practitioners
$103,070
Audiologists
$72,900
Other Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners
$83,560
Chiropractors
$89,950
General Dentists
$151,220
Dietitians and Nutritionists
$58,080
Optometrists
$106,070

Table 4. Median Annual Salary of Nurse Practitioners in Massachusetts Cities

Table 4 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 $85,300 to $109,420. The highest paying area for nurse practitioners in Massachusetts is Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner with a median annual salary of $109,420. The second highest paying city/area in Massachusetts State is Boston-Cambridge-Quincy (mean annual salary $106,140). The lowest paying area is Barnstable Town with a median annual salary of $85,300.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner
$109,420
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$106,140
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$104,160
Framingham
$103,890
Worcester
$102,710
New Bedford
$102,510
Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton
$99,480
Springfield
$94,520
Peabody
$91,540
Taunton-Norton-Raynham
$87,590
Barnstable Town
$85,300

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