$98,983
Avg. Salary
$51.37
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$4,992

Bonus

$4,500

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) is $51.37 per hour.

The average pay for an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) is $98,983 per year.

$40.92
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$51.37
50%
$69.51
90%
MEDIAN $51.37
$83k
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$99k
50%
$123k
90%
MEDIAN $98,983
$83,356 - $122,587
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MEDIAN: $98,983
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$0$128K
Salary $83,356 - $122,587
Bonus $982 - $14,940
Profit Sharing $206 - $13,574
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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$84,277 - $128,857
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,308
Hourly Data $0$98
Hourly Rate $40.92 - $69.51
Overtime $20.95 - $98.21
Annual Data $0$128K
Bonus $982 - $14,940
Profit Sharing $206 - $13,574
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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$84,277 - $128,857
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 288

Job Description for Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP)

Acute care nurse practitioners (ACNPs) are responsible for promoting the health of patients and providing acute care. They are in charge of administering acute care medicine, performing treatments, and assessing patient needs, vital signs, and other symptoms that could indicate changes in the patient's condition. ACNPs document the patient's care plan using identified diagnoses, following doctor's orders and administrative recommendations to reach expected patient outcomes. They interact with patients and families and explain treatments in a thoughtful manner, and they report their progress to the acute care nurse manager in their organization.

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Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) Tasks
  • Conduct complete physicals, provide treatment and counsel patients
  • Administer therapeutic procedures
  • Provide physicians with assistance during surgery or complicated medical procedures
  • Prescribe therapy or medication with physician approval
  • Order and interpret test results and recommend treatment of patients

Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) Pay By Employer

$0$119K

$106,608

Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) Job Listings

Popular Skills for Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP)


Survey results suggest that Acute Care Nurse Practitioners use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Oncology, Palliative Care, Emergency Medicine, and Acute Care are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Emergency/Trauma and Neuroscience. Most people familiar with Acute Care also know Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and Cardiology.

Pay by Experience Level for Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP)

Pay by Experience for an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) has a positive trend. An entry-level Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $94,000 based on 422 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $103,000 based on 161 salaries. An experienced Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $108,000 based on 131 salaries. An Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $108,000 based on 39 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

5%

-1%

-1%

-1%

-5%

-8%

-10%

National Average: $100,750

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Acute Care Nurse Practitioners, working in the bustling city of New York has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Acute Care Nurse Practitioners can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Houston (+7 percent), Philadelphia (+6 percent), Dallas (+1 percent), and Atlanta (+1 percent). St. Louis is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 16 percent. Dayton and Chicago are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 10 percent lower and 8 percent lower, respectively.

Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP)?

Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) in Philadelphia:
"Stressful but rewarding."
Pros: Taking care of patients
Cons: Compensation

Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) in Newark:
"Rewarding."
Pros: variation in patient population and disease process
Cons: commute

Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) in Las Vegas:
"Very stressful, high volume of violent injuries & homeless."
Pros: Climate, colleagues
Cons: Work stress

Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) in Las Vegas:
"Challenging, heavy homeless and violent population."
Pros: Climate
Cons: Work stress

Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP):
Tends to pay lower in comparison to it's more northern counterpart, Hackensack for the same job title and functions. A market adjustment is probably due. Also PTO policy has been changed to the benefit of the hospital and not the employee. Administration does not always give full support. Medical health benefits are good but dental is limited.

Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) in Chicago:
"It's ok."
Pros: close to my home and family
Cons: politics

Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) in Green Bay:
Pros: My patients appreciate my work.
Cons: The pay I made more as a staff nurse than an NP.

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Key Stats for Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP)

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 204 votes.
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) Salaries

▲7%

▲7%

▲3%

National Average
$101,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) Salaries

Oncology
▲7%

Palliative Care
▼0%

National Average
$101,000

Emergency Medicine
▼1%

▼2%

Critical Care
▼3%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
▼3%

Cardiology
▼3%

Surgery
▼3%

Neuroscience
▼5%

Emergency/Trauma
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 204 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 15%