Advanced Practitioner Compensation Survey
PracticeMatch is now conducting an Advanced Practitioner compensation survey on an annual basis to report trends in salary, sign-on bonuses, and job satisfaction by profession and specialty.
Nurse Practitioner & Physician Assistant Sign-On Bonuses
12% report receiving a signing bonus. The less experience they have, the more likely they are to have received a signing bonus, likely because SBs have become more common in recent years, when newer NPs and PAs would have more likely accepted their current position.
- PAs receive SB slightly more frequently than NPs (14% vs. 11% of NPs)
- Hospital-based more frequently receive an SB than Medical group employees. (14% vs. 12%)
- 15% of new PAs/NPs ( ‹ 10 yrs of experience) received an SB vs. just 8% of NP/PAs with more than 20 years of experience.
- Median sign-on bonus = $5,000 Mean sign-on Bonus = $7,200