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Nurse Practitioners Salary Information in North Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for nurse practitioners in the state of North Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of nurse practitioners among North Carolina metropolitan 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$75,750
25th Percentile Wage
$86,470
50th Percentile Wage
$97,690
75th Percentile Wage
$114,520
90th Percentile Wage
$130,340

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for nurse practitioners in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $130,340. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $97,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $75,750.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36.42
25th Percentile Wage
$41.57
50th Percentile Wage
$46.97
75th Percentile Wage
$55.06
90th Percentile Wage
$62.66

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for nurse practitioners in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $62.66. The median hourly salary is $46.97. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36.42.

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
201697,6900.97%9.47%
201596,7404.24%-
201492,6401.24%-
201391,4903.33%-
201288,440--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Nurse Practitioners in North Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of nurse practitioners in some North Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of nurse practitioners in state of North Carolina ranges from $85,080 to $104,410. The highest paying area for nurse practitioners in North Carolina is Wilmington with a median annual salary of $104,410. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $101,590). The lowest paying area is Burlington with a median annual salary of $85,080.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Wilmington
$104,410
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$101,590
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$101,550
Durham-Chapel Hill
$100,000
Winston-Salem
$99,500
Greenville
$98,820
Fayetteville
$97,680
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$97,650
Raleigh-Cary
$96,140
Greensboro-High Point
$96,070
Rocky Mount
$94,140
Asheville
$91,350
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$88,230
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$87,520
Burlington
$85,080



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