Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP) Salary

Adult Nurse Practitioners in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $87K annually. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — approximately one in five lack coverage. On the flip side, a strong majority have medical insurance and the greater part receive dental plans. Job satisfaction for Adult Nurse Practitioners is high. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$73,550 - $109,304
(Median)
$74K
$87K
$110K
MEDIAN: $87,266
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$35.66 - $60.64
(Median)
$36
$46
$61
MEDIAN: $46.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$73,550 - $109,304  
   
Bonus
$745 - $15,101  
Profit Sharing
$1,300 - $3,000  
Total Pay (?
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$74,298 - $113,176  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 477
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$35.66 - $60.64  
   
Overtime
$46.45 - $122.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$745 - $15,101  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,300 - $3,000  
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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$74,298 - $113,176  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 138

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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 who take on a higher-level position such as Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner may get paid a little bit less in that new role, as Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners on average bring home $76K.

Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP) Job Listings

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Adult Nurse Practitioners generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, facility with Pain Management, Acute Care, and Cardiology are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 24 percent, 15 percent, and 10 percent, respectively.

Pay by Experience Level for Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP)

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


Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $86K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $95K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $98K. Survey participants with more than twenty years of experience only make around $97K on average, though; this group reports a lower median than the one claimed by mid-career individuals.

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

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Late-Career
up arrow 8%


National Average
$90,000


Skills That Affect Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP) Salaries

Pain Management
up arrow 24%

Acute Care
up arrow 15%

Cardiology
up arrow 10%

Palliative Care
up arrow 8%

Diabetes Educator
up arrow 5%

Oncology
up arrow 2%

Endocrinology
up arrow 2%

Internal Medicine
up arrow 1%

Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
up arrow 1%

Geriatrics
0%

National Average
$90,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 21%