Average Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salary

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The average salary for a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP) is $102,163.
MEDIAN $102,163
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$81k - $135k
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$811 - $14k
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$82k - $151k

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Job Description for Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP)

The top respondents for the job title Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP) are from the companies The Veterans Administration (United States), Centerstone and Daymark Recovery Services, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at The Veterans Administration (United States) where the average pay is $121,733. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Daymark Recovery Services, Inc., earning around $108,498. Behavioral Health Group pays the lowest at around $90,000. Centerstone also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $90,989.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP). Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
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Popular Skills for Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP)

Skills in Psychiatric, Diagnosis and Treatment Planning, Prescription Administration and Family Practice are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Pediatrics.

Pay by Experience Level for Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP)

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 $95,937 based on 684 salaries. An early career Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $99,573 based on 1,126 salaries. A mid-career Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $106,483 based on 515 salaries. An experienced Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $112,182 based on 395 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $111,305.
Employees with Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP) in their job title in Phoenix, Arizona earn an average of 19.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (9.5% more) and Dallas, Texas (9.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Nashville, Tennessee (12.4% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (4.0% less).

Years of Experience

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