Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salary in the United States

How much does a Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (NP) make in the United States? The average Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (NP) salary in the United States is $107,690 as of September 26, 2019, but the range typically falls between $99,890 and $116,990. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Description

The Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (NP) ensures proper illness and injury care and disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and recovery. Examines and treats patients independently and in autonomous collaboration with other health care professionals. Being a Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (NP) advises patients about continuing care. May prescribe medications and order diagnostic tests. In addition, Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (NP) requires a master's degree. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Requires RN. Requires Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) or Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner (CRNP). Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (NP)'s years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. (Copyright 2019

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