Most Adult Nurse Practitioners in the United States are women. The workforce as a whole earns a median of approximately $93K annually. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and a majority earn dental coverage. The majority of Adult Nurse Practitioners claim high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$78,665 - $116,313
$79K
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MEDIAN: $93,426
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$38.08 - $60.55
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MEDIAN: $49.68
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$78,665 - $116,313  
   
Bonus
$970 - $15,383  
Profit Sharing
$4,750  
Total Pay (?
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$79,242 - $119,399  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 553
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$38.08 - $60.55  
   
Overtime
$26.63 - $101.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$970 - $15,383  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,750  
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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$79,242 - $119,399  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 129

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Job Description for Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP)

The main job of a adult nurse practitioner is to provide healthcare to individuals over the age of 21. One usually works with a supervisor and medical staff.

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Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP) Tasks

  • Perform physical examinations and preventive health measures within prescribed guidelines and instructions of the physician.
  • Record physical findings, and formulate plan and prognosis, based on patient's condition.
  • Order, interpret, and evaluate diagnostic tests to identify and assess patients' clinical problems and health care needs.
  • Prescribe medications or other forms of treatment such as physical therapy, inhalation therapy, or related therapeutic procedures.
  • Collaborate with the physician and other health professionals to prepare comprehensive patient care plan as necessary.

Common Career Paths for Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP)


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Although many Adult Nurse Practitioners transition into Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner roles, the latter job seems to pay slightly less with an average reported annual income of $77K.

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Popular Skills for Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP)


Survey results imply that Adult Nurse Practitioners deploy a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Pain Management, Orthopedics, Oncology, and Palliative Care are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts in pay of 5 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Urology, Surgery, and Endocrinology. Those familiar with Geriatrics also tend to know Acute Care and Oncology. Those familiar with Palliative Care tend to be well versed in Oncology and Acute Care.

Pay by Experience Level for Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP)

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


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. The average inexperienced worker earns $91K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $97K. Professionals who claim 10 to 20 years of experience can secure some pretty cushy paychecks; the median for this group is a six-figure $104K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $107K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $95,653

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Surpassing the national average by 40 percent, Adult Nurse Practitioners in San Francisco receive some of the highest pay in the country. Adult Nurse Practitioners will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+20 percent) and New York (+20 percent). Falling short of the national average by 8 percent, the area with the worst salaries is St. Louis. Below-median salaries also turn up in Atlanta and Rochester (7 percent lower).

Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP)?

Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP) in Minneapolis:
"Great job, I visit the frail elderly."
Pros: Visiting the frail elderly to make a difference in their last years of life, for improved quality of life.
Cons: Driving an hour each way.

Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP) in Harrisburg:
"Rewarding Career."
Pros: Specialty environment, independence, collegiality with other providers, developing relationships with patients, making a difference in lives.
Cons: Long hours, unrecognized efforts, daily office operations.

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Key Stats for Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP)

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 67 votes.
036
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP) Salaries




National Average
$96,000


Skills That Affect Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP) Salaries

Pain Management
up arrow 5%


Orthopedics
up arrow 4%




Diabetes Educator
0%

Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
0%

National Average
$96,000


Gastroenterology
up arrow 1%

Nephrology
up arrow 1%


Endocrinology
up arrow 4%

Surgery
up arrow 6%

Urology
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 67 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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