Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner (CRNP) Salary

Average Certified Registered Nurse Practitioners in the United States make around $87K per year. Geography and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The vast majority of Certified Registered Nurse Practitioners (89 percent) who participated in the survey are women. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Certified Registered Nurse Practitioners. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, slightly less than a fourth are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a fair number and dental insurance is reported by more than half.

$66,106 - $107,743
$66K
$87K
$110K
MEDIAN: $86,639
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$34.51 - $53.51
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$54
MEDIAN: $44.03
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$66,106 - $107,743  
   
Bonus
$1,030 - $38,783  
Profit Sharing
$6,500  
Total Pay (?
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$67,560 - $110,972  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 109
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$34.51 - $53.51  
   
Overtime
$36.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,030 - $38,783  
   
Profit Sharing
$6,500  
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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$67,560 - $110,972  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 40

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Job Description for Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner (CRNP)

Certified registered nurse practitioners (CRNPs) are in charge of providing high-quality, timely care to patients. They are responsible for evaluating patients, managing their needs, and performing procedures as needed. One of the certified registered nurse practitioner's main responsibilities includes performing an appropriate history and physical examination based on the patient's presenting complaint. They document relevant information in the medical record, assess the patient's condition quickly, and help determine the best course of treatment. Some nurse practitioners work with a physician or physicians and must collaborate with them as well.

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Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner (CRNP) Tasks

  • Administer therapeutic procedures.
  • Provide physicians with assistance during surgery or complicated medical procedures.
  • Prescribe therapy or medication with physician approval.
  • Order and interpret test results and recommend treatment of patients.
  • Conduct complete physicals, provide treatment and counsel patients.

Common Career Paths for Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner (CRNP)


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As Certified Registered Nurse Practitioners make advancements in their career path, their salaries may not change right away. For example, the higher-level Nurse Practitioner position pays around the same amount as the Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner job on average. Certified Registered Nurse Practitioners most frequently advance into Family Nurse Practitioner and Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner roles even though the median salaries are $7K lower and $11K lower, respectively.

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Pay by Experience Level for Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner (CRNP)

Pay by Experience for a Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner (CRNP) has a positive trend. An entry-level Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner (CRNP) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $83,000 based on 83 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner (CRNP) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 37 salaries. An experienced Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner (CRNP) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $96,000 based on 39 salaries. A Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner (CRNP) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $99,000 based on 18 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $88,688

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

For Certified Registered Nurse Practitioners, heading east means bigger paychecks — those in Philadelphia, Baltimore, and New York earn more on average than Certified Registered Nurse Practitioners in the rest of the country. In Huntsville, salaries are 15 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Employers also pay below the national average in Birmingham (9 percent lower) and Harrisburg (8 percent lower).

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Key Stats for Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner (CRNP)

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner (CRNP) Salaries

▲12%

▲8%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$89,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner (CRNP) Salaries

Cardiology
▲5%

Acute Care
▼0%

National Average
$89,000


Pediatrics
▼4%

Women's Health
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
no benefits
None: 23%