Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) Salary

The average pay for an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) is $91,737 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
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$77,923 - $110,031
(Median)
$78K
$92K
$110K
MEDIAN: $91,737
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$38.69 - $65.89
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$39
$49
$66
MEDIAN: $48.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$77,923 - $110,031  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,078  
Profit Sharing
$202.73 - $5,132  
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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$78,498 - $117,633  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 684
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$29$58$87
Hourly Rate
$38.69 - $65.89  
   
Overtime
$24.47 - $86.55  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,078  
   
Profit Sharing
$202.73 - $5,132  
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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$78,498 - $117,633  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 132
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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

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

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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: $93,432

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Experience Affects Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) Salaries




National Average
$93,000


Skills That Affect Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) Salaries

Palliative Care
up arrow 8%

Surgery
up arrow 3%

Cardiology
up arrow 2%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 1%

Acute Care
0%

Critical Care
0%

Emergency/Trauma
0%

Neuroscience
0%

National Average
$93,000

Emergency Medicine
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 77 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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