A Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP) earns an average salary of $96,086 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.

$73,372 - $123,360
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$73K
$96K
$120K
MEDIAN: $96,085
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$39.37 - $83.96
(Median)
$39
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$84
MEDIAN: $55.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$73,372 - $123,360  
   
Bonus
$990 - $11,343  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
Total Pay (?
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$74,479 - $137,261  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 771
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$39.37 - $83.96  
   
Overtime
$38.78 - $139.11  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$990 - $11,343  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$74,479 - $137,261  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 218
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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)

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $98,914

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Experience Affects Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries




National Average
$99,000


Skills That Affect Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries

Psychiatry
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Family Practice
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Geriatrics
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Psychiatric
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Pediatrics
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National Average
$99,000

Case Management
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Acute Care
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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
medical benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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