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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: $57.81
Statewide median: $21.49

 

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
$45.07 $53.35 $61.70
Minnesota
$52.11 $57.81 $63.59
Central Minnesota
$49.08 $56.44 $63.03
Northeast Minnesota
$51.22 $56.35 $61.46
Northwest Minnesota
$49.04 $56.36 $63.77
Southeast Minnesota
$53.94 $60.04 $69.51
Southwest Minnesota
$49.79 $56.30 $62.65
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$52.25 $57.73 $63.24

* "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 3,970 workers employed in this small career.

Where do Nurse Practitioners most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in very 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 3,254 new Nurse Practitioners to meet market demand between 2018-2028. 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
2018 2028 Number Percent
U S 189,100 242,400 53,300 28.2%
Minnesota 3,953 4,855 902 22.8%
Central Minnesota 203 258 55 27.1%
Northeast Minnesota 362 410 48 13.3%
Northwest Minnesota 177 210 33 18.6%
Southwest Minnesota 168 212 44 26.2%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 2,419 2,958 539 22.3%


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