Nurse Practitioner

Code: 29-1171.00

Also known as: Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Adult Nurse Practitioner, Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), Family Practice Certified Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner, Gastroenterology Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Practitioner (NP), Nurse Practitioner, Adult, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP), Women's Health Care Nurse Practitioner

Description: Nurse Practitioners are registered nurses who help with the diagnosis and treatment of chronic and episodic illness. They often order tests such as x-rays, cat scans or bodily fluid examinations. Nurse Practitioners must earn a Master's degree for this advanced practice role.

Nurse Practitioner

Typical wages

10% $82,960
25% $94,890
Median $111,680
75% $130,240
90% $156,160
10% $39.88
25% $45.62
Median $53.69
75% $62.62
90% $75.08

Projected employment

Estimated Employment
(2019 year)
Projected Employment
(2029 year)
Percent Change +0 %
Projected Annual Job Openings 24,200