Learn Average Salaries for CNS, NP, and PA Positions Nationwide


Our salary reports are useful for candidates and employers alike to evaluate compensation by state, experience, or setting.


If you are an NP, PA, or CNS negotiating an offer or annual increase, this information will help you understand averages in your field.


If you are an employer hiring an NP, PA, or CNS for the first time - or considering market adjustments - this prominent salary survey can help you make informed decisions.

  • Our salary guides are based on an annual survey of more than 750 working healthcare professionals across the U.S.
  • Salary averages vary, depending on position, years of experience, and geographic region. 
Fill out the form to the right to access our unique survey of NP, PA and CNS salaries. For questions regarding negotiations, salaries, or hiring, please contact us at (800) 886-7906 or contact Jill Gilliland at jill@melnic.com.

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