NP average hourly wage & salary for all 50 states — Calif. tops the list at $120k

Nurse practitioners in California earn the highest average annual salary of NPs in the U.S. at $120,930, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Alaska came in second at $117,080, and Hawaii, Massachusetts and Oregon rounding out the top five.

Nationally, the mean annual wage for NPs is $101,260, but wages vary state to state. Here are the average hourly and annual wage for NPs in all 50 states, based on the BLS data gathered in May 2015, listed in alphabetical order.

For context, the median annual household income data per state in 2015 is also listed, pulled from data from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.

Alabama

Hourly: $45.11
Annual wage: $93,820
Median annual household income: $44,509

Alaska

Hourly: $56.29
Annual wage: $117,080
Median annual household income: $75,112

Arizona

Hourly: $50.21
Annual wage: $104,440
Median annual household income: $52,248

Arkansas

Hourly: $45.13
Annual wage: $93,870
Median annual household income: $42,798

California

Hourly: $58.14
Annual wage: $120,930
Median annual household income: $63,636

Colorado

Hourly: $50.26
Annual wage: $104,540
Median annual household income: $66,596

Connecticut

Hourly: $50.89
Annual wage: $105,840
Median annual household income: $72,889

Delaware

Hourly: $48.77
Annual wage: $101,440
Median annual household income: $57,756

Florida

Hourly: $46.05
Annual wage: $95,780
Median annual household income: $48,825

Georgia

Hourly: $45.39
Annual wage: $94,420
Median annual household income: $50,768

Hawaii

Hourly: $54.91
Annual wage: $114,220
Median annual household income: $64,514

Idaho

Hourly: $45.47
Annual wage: $94,570
Median annual household income: $51,624

Illinois

Hourly: $43.57
Annual wage: $90,620
Median annual household income: $60,413

Indiana

Hourly: $46.65
Annual wage: $97,030
Median annual household income: $51,983

Iowa

Hourly: $45.34
Annual wage: $94,310
Median annual household income: $60,855

Kansas

Hourly: $44.23
Annual wage: $91,990
Median annual household income: $54,865

Kentucky

Hourly: $45.74
Annual wage: $95,140
Median annual household income: $42,387

Louisiana

Hourly: $46.45
Annual wage: $96,620
Median annual household income: $45,922

Maine

Hourly: $46.44
Annual wage: $96,590
Median annual household income: $50,756

Maryland

Hourly: $56.25
Annual wage: $96,200
Median annual household income: $73,594

Massachusetts

Hourly: $54.26
Annual wage: $112,860
Median annual household income: $67,861

Michigan

Hourly: $45.46
Annual wage: $94,560
Median annual household income: $54,203

Minnesota

Hourly: $50.19
Annual wage: $104,390
Median annual household income: $68,730

Mississippi

Hourly: $47.54
Annual wage: $98,880
Median annual household income: $40,037

Missouri

Hourly: $43.47
Annual wage: $90,410
Median annual household income: $59,196

Montana

Hourly: $45.54
Annual wage: $94,720
Median annual household income: $51,139

Nebraska

Hourly: $43.80
Annual wage: $91,100
Median annual household income: $60,474

Nevada

Hourly: $48.41
Annual wage: $100,690
Median annual household income: $52,008

New Hampshire

Hourly: $51.06
Annual wage: $106,210
Median annual household income: $75,675

New Jersey

Hourly: $53.41
Annual wage: $111,090
Median annual household income: $68,357

New Mexico

Hourly: $51.04
Annual wage: $106,170
Median annual household income: $45,119

New York

Hourly: $51.36
Annual wage: $106,830
Median annual household income: $58,005

North Carolina

Hourly: $50.15
Annual wage: $104,310
Median annual household income: $50,797

North Dakota

Hourly: $44.59
Annual wage: $92,750
Median annual household income: $57,415

Ohio

Hourly: $46.40
Annual wage: $96,520
Median annual household income: $53,301

Oklahoma

Hourly: $39.31
Annual wage: $81,750
Median annual household income: $47,077

Oregon

Hourly: $53.47
Annual wage: $111,210
Median annual household income: $60,834

Pennsylvania

Hourly: $44.55
Annual wage: $92,670
Median annual household income: $60,389

Rhode Island

Hourly: $52.38
Annual wage: $108,950
Median annual household income: $55,701

South Carolina

Hourly: $43.96
Annual wage: $91,440
Median annual household income: $46,360

South Dakota

Hourly: $45.52
Annual wage: $94,680
Median annual household income: $55,065

Tennessee

Hourly: $44.96
Annual wage: $93,520
Median Annual Household Income: $47,330

Texas

Hourly: $50.59
Annual wage: $105,220
Median annual household income: $56,473

Utah

Hourly: $45.77
Annual wage: $95,200
Median annual household income: $66,258

Vermont

Hourly: $96,000*
Annual wage: N/A
Median annual household income: $59,494

Virginia

Hourly: $47.58
Annual wage: $98,960
Median annual household income: $61,486

Washington

Hourly: $49.96
Annual wage: $103,910
Median annual household income: $67,243

West Virginia

Hourly: $43.88
Annual wage: $91,270
Median annual household income: $42,824

Wisconsin

Hourly: $45.51
Annual wage: $94,660
Median annual household income: $55,425

Wyoming

Hourly: $48.77
Annual wage: $101,440
Median annual household income: $60,925

*Based on the Bureau of Labor Statistics 2014 report; 2015 data was unavailable

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