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Emergency medicine nurse practitioner salary

How much do emergency medicine nurse practitioners make?

What is the salary for an emergency medicine nurse practitioner? conducted its Annual Compensation and Employment Survey in September of 2020. Survey respondents represent emergency medicine nurse practitioners who practice on a locum tenens basis as well as those with permanent salaries. Compensation results consist of only full-time, permanent employees and consider only annual salary and bonuses.

Average emergency medicine NP salary in 2019


Historical salary data

How does this year's salary compare to other years?

The average emergency medicine nurse practitioner’s salary dropped slightly compared to last year. There was no survey data prior to 2018.

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Survey Results 

Demographic insights by gender

While there were significantly more emergency medicine NP females last year, there was an increase of males joining the field. Emergency Medicine Nurse Practitioner Salary Survey - Male Salary


10% increase Emergency Medicine Nurse Practitioner Salary Survey - Female Salary


10% decrease

Where do emergency medicine NPs work?

These are three of the top work settings for emergency medicine nurse practitioners in 2019.

Emergency Medicine Nurse Practitioner Salary Survey - Hospital Employed

Hospital employed

3% increase
Emergency Medicine Nurse Practitioner Salary Survey - Clinic or Community Center

Clinic or community center

3% increase
Emergency Medicine Nurse Practitioner Salary Survey - Outpatient facility

Outpatient facility

11% decrease

How old are emergency medicine nurse practitioners?

More than half of respondents are from Generation X (those born between 1965 and 1980). 

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Respondent demographics

Emergency medicine nurse practitioners who took this survey

By region

Years in practice

Employment status


Invitations for the survey were emailed to a database of more than 220,000 healthcare professionals in September 2020. Some recipients had been placed by, and some had not. There was a total of 2,080 respondents, both physicians and advanced practitioners, who were self-selected and spanned all 50 states. Best of Staffing Client Logo Best of Staffing Talent Logo Fortune Best Workplace Logo NALTO Logo Beyond Profit Logo Beyond Profit Logo