A Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP) earns an average salary of $97,697 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.

$75,530 - $124,592
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MEDIAN: $97,697
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$40.09 - $82.08
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MEDIAN: $56.13
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$75,530 - $124,592  
   
Bonus
$1,026 - $14,795  
Profit Sharing
$1,952  
Total Pay (?
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$77,033 - $139,220  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 804
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$40.09 - $82.08  
   
Overtime
$37.50 - $142.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$1,026 - $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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$77,033 - $139,220  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 239

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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

  • Manage caseload and documentation.
  • Provide staff and family consultation around medication and other clinical concerns.
  • Prescribe medication.
  • Perform group/individual therapy, assessments and evaluations.
  • Handle ongoing medical management of patients.

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Pay by Experience Level for Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP)

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $100,368

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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 57 votes.
047
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries




National Average
$100,000


Skills That Affect Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries





National Average
$100,000

Case Management
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Acute Care
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 57 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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