About 54% of the 2015 Contraceptive Technology Update Salary Survey respondents identified themselves as nurse practitioners (NPs), with about 17% of survey respondents identifying themselves as registered nurses, and about 4% identifying themselves as nurse-midwives.
Administrators comprised about 21% of the current year’s responses. About 2% identified themselves as physicians.
The Contraceptive Technology Update survey was mailed in September 2015 to 414 subscribers with 48 responses, for a response rate of 11.6%.
About 52% of all CTU survey respondents reported salaries between $60,000 and $99,999; about 38% of survey respondents indicated that they made $59,999 or less. About 10% of survey respondents said they earned a six-figure salary. (See the graphic titled “What is your salary level?")
About 46% of CTU survey respondents say they received a 1-3% increase in pay in 2014, while a similar percentage reported no change in salary levels. Six percent of survey respondents received a 4-6% raise. About 2% of respondents reported a decline in pay. (See the graphic titled “In the past year how has your salary changed?”)
About 35% of respondents said staffing levels dropped in the last year, while 38% said staffing levels stayed steady. About one-quarter of respondents (27%) saw an increase in staff positions.
Extra hours don’t enter into the picture for most survey respondents. About 60% of respondents reported working 40 hours or less a week. (See the graphic titled “How many hours a week do you work?”)
More than half (57%) of respondents said they supervise between 1-3 people. (See the graphic titled “How many people do you supervise?”)
Does location make a difference in pay? About half (43%) of CTU survey respondents reported working in a rural area, with about 25% in an urban location. About 20% said they worked in a medium-sized city, with 11% in a suburban location.
While most survey respondents said they worked in a public health agency, some 29% of respondents reported clinic employment. About 17% of survey respondents said they worked in a college health service environment, with 6% at an agency.
What Is Your Salary Level?
In the Past Year How Has Your Salary Changed?
How Many Hours Per Week Do You Work?
How many people do you supervise?
How Long Have You Worked in Your Current Field?