How much does a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP) make in the United States? The average Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP) salary in the United States is $113,470 as of September 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $101,430 and $124,460. 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. 

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25% $101,430 10% $90,468 90% $134,466 75% $124,460 $113,470 50%(Median)
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MedSource Consultants - NP Division - Arlington, VA

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

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The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP) orders, interprets, and records results of clinical tests and reports results to physicians. Works in collaboration with physicians to manage care for patients in a psychiatric setting. Being a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP) provides primary care to psychiatry and at-risk patients. Prescribes medications and makes recommendations for other therapeutic forms of treatment. In addition, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP) requires a master's degree. Requires Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner (CRNP) in specialty area based on RN licensure and state authority for advanced practice. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Psychiatric 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 2022

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