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Nurse Practitioners Salary Information in Pennsylvania

The average annual and hourly salaries for nurse practitioners in the state of Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of nurse practitioners among Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$67,570
25th Percentile Wage
$82,530
50th Percentile Wage
$97,020
75th Percentile Wage
$114,580
90th Percentile Wage
$127,810

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for nurse practitioners in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $127,810. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $97,020. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $67,570.

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
$97,020
2.74% 14.01%
2016
$94,360
1.72% -
2015
$92,740
2.75% -
2014
$90,190
3.71% -
2013
$86,840
3.93% -
2012
$83,430
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Nurse Practitioners in Pennsylvania Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of nurse practitioners in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of nurse practitioners in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $78,790 to $120,260. The highest paying area for nurse practitioners in Pennsylvania is Altoona with a median annual salary of $120,260. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Newark-Union (mean annual salary $117,380). The lowest paying area is Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $78,790.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Altoona
$120,260
Newark-Union
$117,380
Philadelphia
$106,840
Johnstown
$106,700
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$105,500
York-Hanover
$100,650
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$99,440
State College
$99,220
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$98,830
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$98,000
Reading
$96,520
Lancaster
$93,390
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$92,810
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$92,160
Williamsport
$92,140
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$91,420
Pittsburgh
$88,720
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$88,550
Erie
$82,860
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$78,790




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