Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salary

A Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP) earns an average salary of $90,286 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.

$69,545 - $117,332
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$70K
$90K
$120K
MEDIAN: $90,286
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$35.60 - $80.54
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$81
MEDIAN: $50
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$69,545 - $117,332  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,757  
Profit Sharing
$195.74 - $10,213  
Total Pay (?
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$70,819 - $127,386  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 789
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$35.60 - $80.54  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $78.35  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,757  
   
Profit Sharing
$195.74 - $10,213  
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).
)
$70,819 - $127,386  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 214
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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)

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Experience Affects Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries




National Average
$93,000


Skills That Affect Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries


Acute Care
up arrow 4%

Family Practice
up arrow 3%

Psychiatric
up arrow 1%

National Average
$93,000

Pediatrics
up arrow 1%

Geriatrics
up arrow 1%

Case Management
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 116 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 21%
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