A nurse practitioner working in the New York State Department of Health, the agency responsible for administering the state’s Medicare, earned a salary of $114.6, a salary that covers only health care related benefits and does not include benefits for family members, according to state data.
A nurse practitioner who works in the same state as the nurse’s primary care physician earned a total of $132,547 in salary in 2016, according the New Jersey Department of Labor and Industry.
The total annual pay for all registered nurses working in New Jersey is $160,400, which includes health care benefits.
According to a January report by the American Medical Association, New Jersey nurses earned the second-highest average hourly wage in the nation in 2016 at $10.27.
The median salary for nurse practitioners in New York state was $86,000 in 2016.