Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salary

A Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP) earns an average salary of $97,800 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$76,602 - $125,153
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$98K
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MEDIAN: $97,800
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$40.02 - $84.19
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MEDIAN: $56.81
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$76,602 - $125,153  
   
Bonus
$990 - $14,795  
Profit Sharing
$1,952  
Total Pay (?
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$77,624 - $141,111  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 801
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$40.02 - $84.19  
   
Overtime
$36.06 - $145.44  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$990 - $14,795  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,952  
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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$77,624 - $141,111  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 241

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Job Description for Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP)

Psychiatric nurse practitioners (NP) help patients heal from various psychiatric disorders and become better able to manage them. Some common areas of treatment are ADHD, anxiety, substance abuse, and mood disorders, as well as more serious disorders such as schizophrenia, so these practitioners must be patient, focused, and caring to succeed.

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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP) Tasks

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP)

Pay by Experience for a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP) has a positive trend. An entry-level Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $97,000 based on 705 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $106,000 based on 250 salaries. An experienced Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $109,000 based on 169 salaries. A Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $115,000 based on 108 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $100,499

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Key Stats for Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP)

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 58 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries

▲15%

▲8%

▲5%

National Average
$100,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries


▲1%

▲1%

▲1%

National Average
$100,000


▼3%

▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 58 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
no benefits
None: 24%