Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP) Salary

Adult Nurse Practitioners in the United States are largely women. The group as a whole has a nationwide average of $95K annually for pay. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. One in five of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a strong majority report medical coverage and a majority claim dental coverage as well. Most Adult Nurse Practitioners report high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$80,023 - $119,479
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$95K
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MEDIAN: $95,422
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$38.94 - $61.22
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MEDIAN: $50.38
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$80,023 - $119,479  
   
Bonus
$1,532 - $15,242  
Profit Sharing
$12,000  
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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$80,745 - $122,412  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 520
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$38.94 - $61.22  
   
Overtime
$23.50 - $123.13  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$1,532 - $15,242  
   
Profit Sharing
$12,000  
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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$80,745 - $122,412  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 124

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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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As Adult Nurse Practitioners transition into upper-level roles like Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner, they may see a sharp decline in salary. Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners will usually earn $78K.

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Popular Skills for Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP)


Survey takers working as Adult Nurse Practitioners report using a large range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Oncology, Pain Management, Orthopedics, and Acute Care are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Urology, Surgery, and Endocrinology. Most people experienced in Geriatrics also know Acute Care and Oncology. Skill sets containing Palliative Care also tend to include Oncology and Acute Care.

Pay by Experience Level for Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP)

Pay by Experience for an Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP) has a positive trend. An entry-level Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $92,000 based on 339 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $98,000 based on 154 salaries. An experienced Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $104,000 based on 174 salaries. An Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $108,000 based on 80 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $97,778

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

For Adult Nurse Practitioners, busy San Francisco offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 37 percent above the national average. Adult Nurse Practitioners will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+20 percent) and New York (+18 percent). Buffalo ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 9 percent below the national average. Two other places where employers salaries are below the median are St. Louis and Rochester (9 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
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 78 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP) Salaries

▲10%

▲7%

▼0%

National Average
$98,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP) Salaries

▲2%

▲2%


Orthopedics
▲2%

National Average
$98,000

Internal Medicine
▼1%

Palliative Care
▼1%

▼2%

Diabetes Educator
▼2%

Nephrology
▼2%

Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
▼3%

Gastroenterology
▼3%

▼5%

Endocrinology
▼6%

Surgery
▼8%

Urology
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 78 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 20%
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