Pediatric Nurse Salary in North Carolina - NC

North Carolina is one of the fastest growing states in the United States and is currently the 10th most populous. Its temperate climate, variety of landscape, thriving metropolitan areas, and natural Southern charm make it a highly desirable place to live and work. North Carolina has three metropolitan areas that have populations of more than 1 million people. They include the Metrolina (Charlotte, Gastonia, and Salisbury), the Triangle (Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill), and the Piedmont Triad (Greensboro, Winston-Salem, and High Point).

Pediatric nurse practitioner salaries in North Carolina will depend on the experience, geographic location, and employer. Many hospitals throughout the state, including Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, Forsyth Medical Center (also in Winston-Salem), and University of North Carolina Health Care facilities in Chapel Hill, provide not only excellent opportunities for clinical experience, but also for employment. Other facilities that would potentially utilize the services of pediatric nurse practitioners include schools, governmental agencies, rural clinics, and private physicians’ offices.

Average salaries for pediatric nurse practitioners in several cities are listed below. Each of these cities has a population of at least 100,000 residents. Salary information is provided by Indeed.com.

  • Charlotte:  $88,000
  • Raleigh:  $90,000
  • Greensboro:  $79,000
  • Winston-Salem:  $75,000
  • Durham:  $90,000
  • Fayetteville:  85,000
  • Cary:  $90,000
  • High Point:  $77,000
  • Wilmington:  $86,000

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