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Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP) Salary

Women make up the vast majority of Adult Nurse Practitioners in the United States. The average pay in this industry is approximately $87K per year. Residence and career duration 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. While about one in five report receiving no health benefits, a fair number do receive medical coverage, and more than half have dental, as well. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$73,928 - $109,418
(Median)
$74K
$87K
$110K
MEDIAN: $87,480
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90%

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$35.75 - $60.48
(Median)
$36
$46
$60
MEDIAN: $46.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$73,928 - $109,418  
   
Bonus
$766 - $14,681  
Profit Sharing
$1,300 - $3,500  
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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$74,562 - $113,309  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 513
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$35.75 - $60.48  
   
Overtime
$46.45 - $122.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$766 - $14,681  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,300 - $3,500  
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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$74,562 - $113,309  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 142

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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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Many Adult Nurse Practitioners transition into upper-level roles like Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner. However, Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners do report a slightly lower median income of $76K per year.

Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP) Job Listings

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Adult Nurse Practitioners report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, facility with Pain Management, Acute Care, and Cardiology are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 22 percent, 15 percent, and 7 percent, respectively. Palliative Care is a skill commonly found among those who know Geriatrics.

Pay by Experience Level for Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP)

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


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $87K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $95K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $98K. 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 8%


National Average
$90,000


Skills That Affect Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP) Salaries

Pain Management
up arrow 22%

Acute Care
up arrow 15%

Cardiology
up arrow 7%

Palliative Care
up arrow 6%

Diabetes Educator
up arrow 5%

Endocrinology
up arrow 2%

Internal Medicine
up arrow 1%

Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
up arrow 1%

Oncology
0%

National Average
$90,000

Geriatrics
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 54 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

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