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.

$77,098 - $127,137
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MEDIAN: $98,424
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$40.14 - $82.59
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MEDIAN: $56.36
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$77,098 - $127,137  
   
Bonus
$1,017 - $15,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,526  
Total Pay (?
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$78,059 - $141,563  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 885
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$40.14 - $82.59  
   
Overtime
$36.06 - $145.44  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$1,017 - $15,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,526  
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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$78,059 - $141,563  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 258

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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)

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: $100,958

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Key Stats for Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP)

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 70 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries

▲14%

▲8%

▲5%

National Average
$101,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries


▲1%

▲1%

▼0%

National Average
$101,000


▼3%

▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 70 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 24%
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