29 statistics on NP, PA salary

Medpage Today surveyed nurse practitioners and physician assistants in 29 specialties about their salaries.

Health Media surveyed more than 20,000 providers to gather survey data. Of all respondents, 7,753 provided salary data. Survey Design & Analysis analyzed and reported the data

Average nurse practitioner salary:

  • Critical care: $139,964
  • Psychiatry: $127,237
  • General surgery: $126,289
  • Emergency medicine: $121,395
  • Hospitalist: $118,879
  • Oncology: $115,786
  • Neurology: $115,494
  • Cardiology: $112,529
  • Orthopedics: $111,467
  • Family medicine: $108,531
  • Nephrology: $107,179
  • Gastroenterology: $106,933
  • Internal medicine: $106,346
  • Pain management: $105,111
  • OB/GYN: $102,534
  • Pediatrics: $101,279

Average physician assistant salary

  • Emergency medicine: $136,352
  • Critical care: $132,022
  • Cardiology: $128,046
  • Orthopedics: $117,195
  • Oncology: $111,254
  • Hospitalist: $111,228
  • General surgery: $110,321
  • Dermatology: $109,019
  • Internal medicine: $108,588
  • Family medicine: $107,942
  • Pain management: $106,982
  • Gastroenterology: $106,656
  • Psychiatry: $102,895

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