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.

$78,186 - $130,015
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$100K
$130K
MEDIAN: $99,786
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$41.71 - $86.71
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MEDIAN: $58.10
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$0$144K
Salary $78,186 - $130,015
Bonus $1,208 - $19,678
Profit Sharing $1,500
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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$79,906 - $144,429
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 949
Hourly Data $0$113
Hourly Rate $41.71 - $86.71
Overtime $40.27 - $113.98
Annual Data $0$144K
Bonus $1,208 - $19,678
Profit Sharing $1,500
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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$79,906 - $144,429
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 268

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
  • Prescribe medication
  • Handle ongoing medical management of patients
  • Provide staff and family consultation around medication and other clinical concerns
  • Perform group/individual therapy, assessments and evaluations

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP) Job Listings

Popular Skills for Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP)

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: $102,874

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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP)?

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP) in Chicago:
"Chicago great to build a home and career."
Pros: Beach, lots to do, reasonably priced.
Cons: Winter.

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Key Stats for Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP)

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 91 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries

▲12%

▲6%

▲3%

National Average
$103,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salaries


National Average
$103,000

▼1%

▼1%

▼2%


▼5%

▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 91 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 24%