Psychiatric Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) Salary

The average pay for a Psychiatric Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) is $99,389 per year. A skill in Geriatrics is associated with high pay for this job.
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$77,368 - $129,737
$77K
$99K
$130K
MEDIAN: $99,389
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$34.13 - $93.15
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MEDIAN: $54.96
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$77,368 - $129,737  
   
Bonus
$195.74 - $15,319  
Profit Sharing
$4,000  
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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$77,957 - $139,765  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 314
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$32$64$96
Hourly Rate
$34.13 - $93.15  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.17  
Overtime
$37.16 - $75.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$195.74 - $15,319  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,000  
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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$77,957 - $139,765  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 83

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Job Description for Psychiatric Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP)

A psychiatric advanced registered nurse practitioner (ARNP) is a registered nurse who holds a master’s degree in nursing with a specialization in psychiatric nursing. To become a psychiatric nurse practitioner requires a minimum of 6 years of education, part of which includes hands-on didactic training. A national certification exam administered by the American Nurse Credentialing Center must be passed, and state licensing must be obtained before a psychiatric nurse practitioner may legally practice. Psychiatric ARNPs generally work under a supervising psychiatric physician; however, some states allow ARNPs to work independently. The work of a psychiatric nurse practitioner generally includes performing a mental health assessment, diagnosing mental health disorders, prescribing psychiatric medications as indicated, facilitating talk and group therapy, and following and managing patients over their life span. Psychiatric nurse practitioners may work with a variety of patient populations, including pediatric, adult and elderly clients. Practice settings can include inpatient and outpatient mental health clinics, hospital-based psychiatric units, state-run mental health hospitals, jails and prisons, as well as private practice psychiatric offices. Working conditions can include contact with mentally unstable persons and persons with violent tendencies. Working hours are generally weekdays, but may include nights, weekends and holidays as needed. Psychiatric nurse practitioners must be aware of the state and national laws regarding privacy and reporting, as well as the holding of suicidal and dangerous persons. They may also work with social services and other caregivers to promote patient care. A calm, understanding demeanor and genuine desire to help others is a must. With the increased awareness of mental health, the role of the psychiatric nurse practitioner has increased.


Psychiatric Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Psychiatric Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP)

Pay by Experience for a Psychiatric Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) has a positive trend. An entry-level Psychiatric Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $99,000 based on 233 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Psychiatric Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 107 salaries. An experienced Psychiatric Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $110,000 based on 81 salaries. A Psychiatric Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $112,000 based on 63 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $101,120

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Key Stats for Psychiatric Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP)

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Psychiatric Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) Salaries

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▲9%

National Average
$101,000

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Skills That Affect Psychiatric Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) Salaries

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National Average
$101,000

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▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 18%