2019 Nurse Practitioner (NP) / Physician Assistant (PA) by Specialty Survey

General Information

Your organization is invited to participate in the 9th annual Total Cash Compensation Survey of Nurse Practitioner (NP) and Physician Assistant (PA) positions by specialty.

The survey covers 100+ specialty Nurse Practitioner (NP) and Physician Assistant (PA) positions in addition to management level positions (Director, Manager and Lead).  Last year, 80 organizations located in 23 states provided information.

The survey covers base pay, incentive and total cash compensation for 51 specialties and comprehensive information on other pay practices such as pay model, shift differentials, sign-on bonuses, preceptor pay and others.

You can download the survey instrument by clicking the Survey Participation Form link below.  The survey instrument  includes instructions on how to complete the survey as well as the survey order form (also available below).

2019 Survey Schedule

  • August 26:  Survey participation form distributed (Data effective August 1, 2019)
  • October 4:  Extended survey participation deadline
  • By November 1:  Survey results distributed


  • $195 for Participants
  • $375 for Non-Participants
  • Participating now and deciding whether to purchase later is also an option

Survey Information and Participation Materials

To participate in the survey, click on the Survey Participation Form link below, download and save it to your computer for completion.  (The participation form includes instructions on how to complete the survey as well as the survey order form.)  Complete the survey form, saving information to the file on YOUR computer as you work on it.  Return your completed survey form to Altura by email at surveys@alturaconsultinggroup.com

Survey Administrator

Altura Consulting Group LLC
520 Indian Mound Street, Suite 1A
Wayzata, MN 55391

Statement of Confidentiality

The objective of Altura’s survey reports and all methods and procedures used to produce the reports, is to provide maximum information value without disclosing any information that could be specifically associated with an individual survey participant.

All survey data submitted by participants for surveys conducted by Altura Consulting Group is provided on the basis that the data confidentiality of each participant will be fully protected at all times.

Protection of confidentiality extends to compensation data reported and to any kind of observation or form of analysis that could serve to identify a company with its data to an experienced person.

Our surveys are designed and administered in compliance with anti-trust guidelines.