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Pediatric Nurse Annual Salary New York - NY

Becoming a pediatric nurse practitioner in New York is a rewarding career in more ways than one. Pediatric nurse practitioners spend a number of years in school beyond the baccalaureate-level training a registered nurse receives, and are much better compensated as a result. Many pediatric nurse practitioners say that working with children provides its own reward, but in these tough economic times, financial compensation is appreciated as well.

Nursing salaries for pediatric nurse practitioners are considerably higher than those of registered nurses; however, the Bureau of Labor Statistics groups PNPs with RNs together when comparing salary data.  According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average pediatric nurse salary in New York is the same of that of an RN, at $72,790.

Practicing PNPs will attest to the fact that they make much more than that, as is reflected in salary data provided by indeed.com. This website cites the average pediatric nurse practitioner salary in New York at a much more reasonable $118,000.

Jobs for PNPs can be found throughout the state of New York in cities including Buffalo, New York City, Rochester, Syracuse and Yonkers. The Nurse Practitioner Association of New York currently has jobs for PNPs listed in Herkimer and Albany.

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