Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) is $87,658 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. A skill in Emergency Room (ER) is associated with high pay for this job.
Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) Total Pay (?
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$70,503 - $105,055
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $87,658
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Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) Total Pay (?
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$34.44 - $59.38
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MEDIAN: $44.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$70,503 - $105,055  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,241  
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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$71,369 - $111,989  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 419
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$34.44 - $59.38  
   
Overtime
$44.04 - $98.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,241  
   
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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$71,369 - $111,989  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 419
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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 Difference By Location
Baltimore
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Houston
up arrow 12%
Dallas
up arrow 6%
Philadelphia
up arrow 5%
Chicago
up arrow 4%
Boston
up arrow 2%
National Average
$89,000
Nashville
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Cincinnati
up arrow 4%
Phoenix
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Atlanta
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Dayton
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Minneapolis
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Experience Affects Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 26%
National Average
$89,000

Skills That Affect Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) Salaries

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 21%
Emergency/Trauma
up arrow 4%
Critical Care
up arrow 2%
Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 2%
Acute Care
up arrow 1%
National Average
$89,000
Surgery
up arrow 3%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
80%
female alumni
 
Male
20%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
3%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 14%
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