Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP) is $113,294
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP)s?
An entry-level Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $106,125 based on 261 salaries. An early career Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of …Read more
What Do Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP)s Do?
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.
These nurses carry out evaluations before and during administered care in order to monitor patients' progress. They often work with psychiatrists to …Read more