How much does a Nurse Practitioner make in California? The average Nurse Practitioner salary in California is $126,073 as of October 29, 2021, but the range typically falls between $116,985 and $136,957. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on the city and many other important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession.

View Minimum Wage Values in California
Based on HR-reported data: a national average with a geographic differential
25% $116,985 10% $108,712 90% $146,866 75% $136,957 $126,073 50%(Median)
Change Search Criteria

Job Description for Nurse Practitioner

Nurse Practitioner examines and treats patients independently and in autonomous collaboration with other health care professionals. Ensures proper illness and injury care and disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and recovery. Being a Nurse Practitioner may prescribe medications and order diagnostic tests. Advises patients about continuing care. Additionally, Nurse Practitioner requires a master's degree. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Requires RN. Requires Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) or Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner (CRNP). Nurse Practitioner's years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)...View full job description

Employers: Job Description Management Tool

See user submitted job responsibilities for Nurse Practitioner.

Job Openings for Nurse Practitioner in California

Select a city to view specific salary and bonus information for Nurse Practitioner

Loading results...
Location Avg. Salary Date Updated
Location Coachella, CA Avg. Salary $119,817 Date Updated October 29, 2021
Location Acampo, CA Avg. Salary $120,351 Date Updated October 29, 2021
Location Acton, CA Avg. Salary $126,822 Date Updated October 29, 2021
Location Adelanto, CA Avg. Salary $119,681 Date Updated October 29, 2021
Location Adin, CA Avg. Salary $114,516 Date Updated October 29, 2021
Location Agoura Hills, CA Avg. Salary $124,220 Date Updated October 29, 2021
Location Aguanga, CA Avg. Salary $120,068 Date Updated October 29, 2021
Location Ahwahnee, CA Avg. Salary $111,603 Date Updated October 29, 2021
Location Alameda, CA Avg. Salary $134,312 Date Updated October 29, 2021
Location Alamo, CA Avg. Salary $133,996 Date Updated October 29, 2021
Not the job you're looking for? Search more salaries here:

Are you an HR manager or compensation specialist?

Salary.com's CompAnalyst platform offers:

  • Detailed skills and competency reports for specific positions
  • Job and employee pricing reports
  • Compensation data tools, salary structures, surveys and benchmarks.
Learn about CompAnalyst