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Family Nurse Practitioner Salaries in Pennsylvania - PA

Numerous factors influence family nurse practitioner salaries in Pennsylvania.  In addition to master’s or doctorate level training and years of experience, other contributors that influence salaries include the type and location of the facility, and scope of job responsibilities.  According to salaries for current job postings aggregated and averaged by, Pennsylvania’s average FNP salaries tend to run lower than the national average by 7 percent, with an average annual salary of $86,000.  That average reflects variations ranging from $65,000 to $75,000 for general practice FNPs, up to $235,000 for Lead FNPs. However, the majority of family nurse practitioners in Pennsylvania earn just under $100,000 annually.  

To demonstrate the influences that location, years of experience, and scope of responsibilities can have on salaries, consider these January 2011 job posts for family nurse practitioners around Pennsylvania.  An FNP working in a rural health clinic in Altoona could expect an annual salary ranging from $80,000 to $110,000, with a minimum of two years of experience.  At a physician services agency in Pittsburgh, an annual salary range of about $62,000 to $94,000 was available for an FNP who has at least one year of clinical experience.  The position involved a Monday through Friday, 8am-4:30pm schedule.  Additional responsibilities for the position included providing both inpatient and outpatient care as designated by the supervising physician.

Through campus based and online programs, aspiring family nurse practitioners in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Allentown and Erie, Pennsylvania may be able to prepare themselves for the possibility of employment at some of the best hospitals and healthcare facilities in the country including the Albert Einstein Medical Center, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Saint Luke's Hospitals and Temple University Hospital.

Job data included here is for information purposes only and in no way represents a job offer or assurance of employment.