Entry-Level Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP) is $93,547 per year.

$71,652 - $119,814
$72K
$94K
$120K
MEDIAN: $93,547
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$38.55 - $78.97
$39
$54
$79
MEDIAN: $53.81
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$71,652 - $119,814  
   
Bonus
$604 - $11,920  
Profit Sharing
$2,035  
Total Pay (?
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$72,583 - $130,652  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 564
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$38.55 - $78.97  
   
Overtime
$35.23 - $134.09  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$604 - $11,920  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,035  
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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$72,583 - $130,652  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 141

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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP) Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP) in Bay Shore:
"Follow Your Instincts When Looking For Work."
Do not underestimate your worth and do not allow yourself to be underpaid. Do your homework first to negotiate a fair salary before accepting any position. Nurse practitioners tend to be exploited as cheap labor. Sometimes paid only as much as an RN. Once you accept a position, do your job to the best of your ability, always serve your patient in their best interest. Defend your decisions when administration has a different agenda that does not put the patient first. Remember why you became a nurse practitioner in the first place. Stay focused on your job. Listen to your patient's. Try not to rush them even when you are backed up (which is typical in outpatient mental health). Keep a smile on your face. Be proud of what you do.

Key Stats for Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP)

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
14%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries

Family Practice
▲4%

Geriatrics
▲3%

Psychiatry
▲2%

▲1%

Case Management
▼0%

National Average
$96,000

Pediatrics
▼1%

Acute Care
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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