Pennsylvania Nurse Practitioner Salary

The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners reported in their 2011 National NP Compensation Survey that nurse practitioners in the Mideast region, including Pennsylvania, earned an average base salary of $94,337 and enjoyed a total average income of $101,112. Advance for NPs & PAs, a peer reviewed journal, reported that NPs in Pennsylvania saw salaries increase in recent years, from $84,000 in 2010 to $85,752 in 2011, an increase of 2.6%. Nurse practitioners in Allentown reported an average income of $82,831 while NPs in Philadelphia were some of the best compensated in the state, reporting an average of $93,074 in 2011.

Registered Nurse Salary

Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton PA-NJ
7700
68840
Altoona PA
1640
63840
Erie PA
3470
54910
Harrisburg-Carlisle PA
6840
64490
Johnstown PA
2060
43190
Lancaster PA
3710
61010
Lebanon PA
990
65350
Newark-Union NJ-PA Metropolitan Division
19580
77830
Philadelphia PA Metropolitan Division
44720
72100
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington PA-NJ-DE-MD
64870
72480
Pittsburgh PA
28920
61250
Reading PA
3170
61930
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre PA
5940
57570
State College PA
1080
56590
Williamsport PA
920
56700
York-Hanover PA
3520
71210
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman OH-PA
5310
55080
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
3460
53020
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
3200
53580
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
2370
54340
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
6650
69650

 

Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners Salary

Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton PA-NJ
60
64810
Newark-Union NJ-PA Metropolitan Division
310
82010
Philadelphia PA Metropolitan Division
260
67220
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington PA-NJ-DE-MD
490
69990
Pittsburgh PA
210
64150

 

Nursing Instructors and Teachers Salary

Area name
Employment
Annual median wage
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton PA-NJ
Estimate Not Released
66350
Erie PA
160
63760
Harrisburg-Carlisle PA
230
77160
Lancaster PA
Estimate Not Released
66200
Newark-Union NJ-PA Metropolitan Division
260
86480
Philadelphia PA Metropolitan Division
1180
61630
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington PA-NJ-DE-MD
Estimate Not Released
66490
Pittsburgh PA
790
64170
Reading PA
170
73300
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre PA
130
56610
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
40
74220
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
Estimate Not Released
67870

 

Nurse Administrator Salary
(Includes Nurse Managers, Directors, and Chief Nursing Officers)

Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton PA-NJ
790
88550
Altoona PA
160
Estimate Not Released
Erie PA
240
71050
Harrisburg-Carlisle PA
750
92140
Johnstown PA
230
57280
Lancaster PA
380
Estimate Not Released
Lebanon PA
80
93260
Newark-Union NJ-PA Metropolitan Division
2180
113360
Philadelphia PA Metropolitan Division
5700
100630
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington PA-NJ-DE-MD
7360
103320
Pittsburgh PA
2610
84410
Reading PA
430
114370
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre PA
720
77100
State College PA
140
92000
Williamsport PA
140
88410
York-Hanover PA
210
87550
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman OH-PA
620
72930
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
340
75210
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
350
69150
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
220
69230
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
510
73200

These tables provide salary and employment information compiled by the US Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2011. The data contained herein does not include self-employed nurses in independent practice.

When responding to the salary survey, some advanced practice registered nurses identified themselves as RNs while others identified themselves as health diagnosing and treating practitioners. When available, both sets of data were included for comparative purposes.

* These figures represent earnings that are at or above $90.00 per hour or $187,199 per year. The Bureau of Labor Statistics does not publish earnings beyond $90.00 hourly or $187,199 yearly.

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