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Nurse Practitioners Salary Information in Rochester, Minnesota

The annual and hourly salary statistics of nurse practitioners in Rochester, Minnesota are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of nurse practitioners in Rochester is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Nurse Practitioners in Rochester, Minnesota

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for nurse practitioners in Rochester, Minnesota in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $160,040. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $115,660. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $83,030.

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
6.18% 6.18%
2.12% -
2.49% -
-4.77% -
- -

Table 3. Compare Nurse Practitioners Salary in Rochester with Other Minnesota Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $115,660, Rochester is the highest paying city for nurse practitioners in state of Minnesota, followed by Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area (median annual salary $114,390). In comparison, the median annual salary of nurse practitioners in Rochester is 1.1 percent (1.1%) higher than that in Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
Mankato-North Mankato
St Cloud
Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

See also: Top paying jobs in Rochester, Minnesota.