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Nurse Practitioners

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages   This career pays well above the median wage.

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $63.60
Statewide median: $23.81

 

This is a very high-wage career. It pays well above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Nurse Practitioners *

Area Low Median High
U S
$49.58 $60.11 $64.59
Minnesota
$50.99 $63.60 $66.61
Central Minnesota
$50.35 $63.16 $64.44
Northeast Minnesota
$49.64 $62.07 $65.08
Northwest Minnesota
$49.48 $60.28 $63.58
Southeast Minnesota
$51.65 $65.26 $66.48
Southwest Minnesota
$50.40 $62.51 $63.98
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$51.79 $63.52 $65.53

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 4,490 workers employed in this medium-sized career.

Where do Nurse Practitioners most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in high demand.

 

Future Demand   This career is projected to grow much faster than average.

This career is seeing very high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 4,513 new Nurse Practitioners to meet market demand between 2020-2030. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Nurse Practitioners
Area Employment Employment Change
2020 2030 Number Percent
U S 220,300 335,200 114,900 52.2%
Minnesota 4,107 5,985 1,878 45.7%
Central Minnesota 385 592 207 53.8%
Northeast Minnesota 271 402 131 48.3%
Northwest Minnesota 247 366 119 48.2%
Southwest Minnesota 150 229 79 52.7%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 2,448 3,441 993 40.6%


Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.




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