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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 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 Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$65,790
25th Percentile Wage
$80,820
50th Percentile Wage
$94,360
75th Percentile Wage
$109,430
90th Percentile Wage
$125,450

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 $125,450. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $94,360. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $65,790.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31.63
25th Percentile Wage
$38.86
50th Percentile Wage
$45.37
75th Percentile Wage
$52.61
90th Percentile Wage
$60.31

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for nurse practitioners in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $60.31. The median hourly salary is $45.37. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31.63.

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
201694,3601.72%11.58%
201592,7402.75%-
201490,1903.71%-
201386,8403.93%-
201283,430--

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 $83,650 to $118,440. The highest paying area for nurse practitioners in Pennsylvania is Newark-Union with a median annual salary of $118,440. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Harrisburg-Carlisle (mean annual salary $100,710). The lowest paying area is Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $83,650.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$118,440
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$100,710
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$100,400
Philadelphia
$99,170
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$97,720
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$95,960
Reading
$94,710
York-Hanover
$93,660
Lancaster
$93,100
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$91,420
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$90,570
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$90,280
Erie
$89,540
Pittsburgh
$87,810
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$83,930
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$83,650



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