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Nurse Practitioner Salaries in Ohio - OH

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, nurse practitioners in Ohio earn, on average, $82,000 annually. Wages are contingent on the kind of work in which these professionals engage, e.g., some assist physicians while others act as primary care givers in medical offices, as well as on what city in the state they are employed.

In the Department of Labor’s  Occupational Employment Statistics, it’s reported that that the average income for Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners in Ohio is $94,00, versus $77,630 for the United States as a whole.

According to governmental occupational salary data, nurse practitioner salaries in Ohio range across the state:

  • Dayton: $71,000
  • Columbus: $78,000
  • Cleveland: $80,000
  • Cincinnati: $86,000
  • Toledo: $102,000

Salary is also intrinsically linked to experience.  Individuals who possess years of practice in the delivery of patient care including an understanding of how to successfully treat others’ medical needs are generally compensated in accordance with their level of expertise.  Moreover, pay is also tied to the kind of settings in which nurse practitioners work, i.e., in urban, suburban or rural settings.  Those who work in major cities may earn more than their colleagues in the suburbs and remote regions, but may also be required to serve more patients and to work longer hours because of the number of people to whom they must attend in more populated locales.  Conversely, professionals in rural areas may serve less people, but may also find their responsibilities are quite significant, e.g., conducting physical examination, writing prescriptions and overseeing the overall care of patients.

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