Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP) Salary

Women account for the majority of Adult Nurse Practitioners in the United States. The entire group has an average salary of $88K per year. Total cash compensation to Adult Nurse Practitioners approaches anywhere from $75K on the lower end to $114K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $15K from bonuses and upwards of $5K from profit sharing. Geography and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Adult Nurse Practitioners like their work and job satisfaction is high. One in five of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a fair number report medical coverage and more than half claim dental coverage as well. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$74,521 - $110,319
(Median)
$75K
$88K
$110K
MEDIAN: $88,114
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$35.84 - $60.11
(Median)
$36
$47
$60
MEDIAN: $46.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$74,521 - $110,319  
   
Bonus
$962 - $14,899  
Profit Sharing
$100.67 - $5,463  
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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$75,036 - $114,142  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 571
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$35.84 - $60.11  
   
Overtime
$46.45 - $122.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$962 - $14,899  
   
Profit Sharing
$100.67 - $5,463  
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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$75,036 - $114,142  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 156
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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

  • 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.
  • Collaborate with the physician and other health professionals to prepare comprehensive patient care plan as necessary.
  • Perform physical examinations and preventive health measures within prescribed guidelines and instructions of the physician.
  • Prescribe medications or other forms of treatment such as physical therapy, inhalation therapy, or related therapeutic procedures.

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 $76K.

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Popular Skills for Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP)


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, skills in Pain Management, Acute Care, Palliative Care, and Cardiology are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 8 percent and 19 percent. For most people, competency in Geriatrics indicates knowledge of Acute Care.

Pay by Experience Level for Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP)

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


Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $87K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $95K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Adult Nurse Practitioners see a median salary of $99K after reaching one to two decades on the job. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income no higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP) Reviews

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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Experience Affects Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP) Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 9%


National Average
$91,000


Skills That Affect Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP) Salaries

Pain Management
up arrow 19%

Acute Care
up arrow 11%


Cardiology
up arrow 5%

Diabetes Educator
up arrow 5%

Internal Medicine
up arrow 3%

Oncology
up arrow 2%

Endocrinology
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Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
up arrow 1%

National Average
$91,000

Geriatrics
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 58 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 20%
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