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Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP) Salary

Most Adult Nurse Practitioners in the United States are women. The median pay for people in this role is approximately $87K per year. Geographic location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Adult Nurse Practitioners. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — approximately one-fifth lack coverage. On the flip side, a fair number have medical insurance and more than half receive dental plans. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$72,868 - $109,632
(Median)
$73K
$87K
$110K
MEDIAN: $86,642
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$35.63 - $60.66
(Median)
$36
$47
$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
$72,868 - $109,632  
   
Bonus
$625 - $17,500  
Total Pay (?
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$74,028 - $113,911  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 349
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$32$64$96
Hourly Rate
$35.63 - $60.66  
   
Overtime
$61.29 - $95.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$625 - $17,500  
   
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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$74,028 - $113,911  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 107
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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 may experience a cut in pay as they move up the career ladder. It is not unusual for Adult Nurse Practitioners to take an upper-level role like Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner. On average, Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners make $76K a year.

Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP) Job Listings

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Survey results suggest that Adult Nurse Practitioners use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Palliative Care, Oncology, Diabetes Educator, and Geriatrics are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 6 percent and 12 percent.

Pay by Experience Level for Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP)

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


The average beginner in this position makes around $86K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $95K. Adult Nurse Practitioners see a median salary of $98K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Survey participants with more than twenty years of experience only make around $96K 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 7%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$90,000


Skills That Affect Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP) Salaries

Palliative Care
up arrow 12%

Oncology
up arrow 8%

Diabetes Educator
up arrow 6%

Geriatrics
up arrow 3%

Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
up arrow 3%

National Average
$90,000

Internal Medicine
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 21%