Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) Salary

The average pay for an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) is $96,574 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. A skill in Oncology is associated with high pay for this job.
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$80,995 - $118,161
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$97K
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MEDIAN: $96,574
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$40.19 - $66.83
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MEDIAN: $50.53
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$80,995 - $118,161  
   
Bonus
$1,026 - $19,489  
Profit Sharing
$4,958  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$81,629 - $124,242  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 546
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$40.19 - $66.83  
   
Overtime
$20.13 - $96.46  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$1,026 - $19,489  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,958  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$81,629 - $124,242  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 110
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Job Description for Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP)

Acute care nurse practitioners (ACNPs) are responsible for promoting the health of patients and providing acute care. They are in charge of administering acute care medicine, performing treatments, and assessing patient needs, vital signs, and other symptoms that could indicate changes in the patient's condition. ACNPs document the patient's care plan using identified diagnoses, following doctor's orders and administrative recommendations to reach expected patient outcomes. They interact with patients and families and explain treatments in a thoughtful manner, and they report their progress to the acute care nurse manager in their organization.

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Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) Tasks

  • Administer therapeutic procedures.
  • Provide physicians with assistance during surgery or complicated medical procedures.
  • Prescribe therapy or medication with physician approval.
  • Order and interpret test results and recommend treatment of patients.
  • Conduct complete physicals, provide treatment and counsel patients.

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Pay by Experience Level for Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $97,762

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Key Stats for Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP)

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 55 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) Salaries

▲11%

▲11%

▲6%

National Average
$98,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) Salaries

Oncology
▲10%

Palliative Care
▲3%

Emergency Medicine
▲2%

▲1%

Critical Care
▼0%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
▼0%

Cardiology
▼0%

Surgery
▼0%

National Average
$98,000

Neuroscience
▼3%

Emergency/Trauma
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 55 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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