Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Salary in Florida - FL

Nurse practitioners specializing in all disciplines earn higher salaries than registered nurses do, as they have more education and training in tasks that doctors commonly perform. Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners, or ARNPs in Florida, make a big difference in the health care system, as they can see patients when or where doctors are not available. Neonatal nurse practitioner salaries in Florida are inclined to be higher than those of regular nurse practitioners.

The infant death rate in Florida is a bit higher than the national average, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation’s statehealthfacts.org. In Florida, the infant death rate is 7.2 per 1000 live births, compared to the national average of 6.8 per 1000 live births. This indicates a greater need for neonatal nurse practitioners in Florida.  

The median neonatal nurse practitioner salary in Florida, per indeed.com, is $93,000 annually. Pay for neonatal nurse practitioners varies based upon where in Florida one practices. The following are average neonatal nurse practitioner salaries for ARNPs in Florida who are certified in treating neonates and work in various cities and towns across Florida (according to indeed.com):

  • Miami:  $93,000
  • Jacksonville:  $83,000
  • Orlando:  $87,000
  • St. Petersburg:  $87,000
  • Tampa:  $88,000
  • Gainesville:  $74,000
  • Pensacola:  $92,000
  • Fort Myers:  $92,000
  • Hollywood:  $92,000

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