Salary Report for New Jersey Nurse Practitioners
New Jersey Rankings
Compare New Jersey to U.S.
New Jersey Nurse Practitioners earn an average of $137,010 which is 16% more than the national average salary of $118,040.
|Type||New Jersey||U.S.||% Difference|
|Average Hourly Wage||$65.87||$56.75||16.07%|
|Average Annual Salary||$137,010||$118,040||16.07%|
Salary Range by Education and Experience
In New Jersey, 50% of Nurse Practitioners earn between $125,780 and $156,680 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.
About 10% of Nurse Practitioners earn more than $163,420, a rate generally associated with highly educated and experienced Nurse Practitioners.
Approximately 10% of Nurse Practitioners earn under $100,660, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Nurse Practitioners.
|10%||Less than a Year||669||Under $100,660|
|15%||2 – 4 years||1,004||$100,660 – $125,780|
|25%||5 – 9 years||1,672||$125,780 – $129,240|
|25%||10 – 14 years||1,672||$129,240 – $156,680|
|15%||15 – 20 years||1,004||$129,240 – $163,420|
|10%||20+ years||669||Above $163,420|
Adjusted for Cost-of-Living
After being adjusted for cost-of-living, Nurse Practitioners in New Jersey nurses earn about $123,255 per year which is more than the average U.S. nurse of $118,040.
Cost-of-living in New Jersey is 11% higher than the national average, which means New Jersey residents have an overall higher cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to other states.
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Salary Compared to Related Professions
With an average annual salary of $137,010, New Jersey Nurse Practitioners tend to earn less than Nurse Anesthetists ($263,850).
However, Nurse Practitioners tend to earn more than Nursing Assistants ($35,830), LPNs ($58,590), Nursing Instructors ($89,640), Registered Nurses ($89,690), and Nurse Midwives ($109,400).
Projected Demand for Nurses in 2030
The U.S. Department of Labor projects that in New Jersey the three professions needing the most new nurses by 2030 are Registered Nurses (90,850), Nursing Assistants (47,950) and LPNs (17,200).
The three professions in New Jersey needing highest percentage new nurses by 2030 are Nurse Practitioners (61.3%), Nursing Instructors (23.9%) and Nurse Midwives (21.4%).
Salaries Ranked by New Jersey Cities
The average salary for Nurse Practitioners in New Jersey is $137,010. The top cities that pay Nurse Practitioners the most are Trenton ($140,190), Atlantic City-Hammonton ($139,820) and Ocean City ($136,320).
When adjusted for cost-of-living, the cities that pay Nurse Practitioners the highest average annual salary are Atlantic City-Hammonton ($142,775), Trenton ($135,058) and Ocean City ($134,770).
The following table shows the average yearly salary range for Nurse Practitioners in each city, and the average yearly salary after being adjusted for cost-of-living in that state.
The difference column shows how much more or less purchasing power a Nurse Practitioners salary will have in that area.
|Area||Average Salary||COL Adjusted||Difference|
Salary FAQ for New Jersey Nurse Practitioners
City and Rural Summaries
Average Nurse Practitioners Salary: $139,820
Adjusted for Cost-of-Living: $142,775
Hourly Wage: $67.22
Currently Employed: 150
Cost-of-Living Index: 97.93
Atlantic City-Hammonton Salary Report
Average Nurse Practitioners Salary: $136,320
Adjusted for Cost of Living: $134,770
Hourly Wage: $66
Currently Employed: 60
Cost-of-Living Index: 101.15
Ocean City Salary Report
Average Nurse Practitioners Salary: $140,190
Adjusted for Cost-of-Living: $135,058
Hourly Wage: $67.40
Currently Employed: 380
Cost-of-Living Index: 103.80
Trenton Salary Report
Average Nurse Practitioners Salary: $127,680
Adjusted for Cost of Living: $131,466
Hourly Wage: $61
Currently Employed: 80
Cost-of-Living Index: 97.12
Vineland-Bridgeton Salary Report