Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP) Salary

Adult Nurse Practitioners in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $88K per year. Total cash compensation to Adult Nurse Practitioners bottoms out near $75K and approaches $114K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $15K from bonuses and almost $8K from profit sharing. Location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Health benefits are not claimed by all — nearly one in five lack any form of coverage — but a fair number have medical insurance, and more than half have dental, too. Job satisfaction for Adult Nurse Practitioners is high. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$74,484 - $110,154

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$35.86 - $60.23

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$74,484 - $110,154  
   
Bonus
$967 - $14,795  
Profit Sharing
$101.37 - $7,891  
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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$75,016 - $114,185  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 578
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$35.86 - $60.23  
   
Overtime
$46.45 - $122.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$967 - $14,795  
   
Profit Sharing
$101.37 - $7,891  
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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$75,016 - $114,185  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 157
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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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Adult Nurse Practitioners often transition into a Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner position. Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners report a slightly lower median income of $76K.

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Popular Skills for Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP)


Adult Nurse Practitioners report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Pain Management, Acute Care, Palliative Care, and Cardiology are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 9 percent and 19 percent. The majority of those who know Geriatrics also know Acute Care.

Pay by Experience Level for Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP)

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


Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $87K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $95K. Adult Nurse Practitioners who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $99K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn any more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts.

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 10%


Cardiology
up arrow 5%

Diabetes Educator
up arrow 5%

Internal Medicine
up arrow 3%

Oncology
up arrow 2%

Endocrinology
up arrow 2%

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 59 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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