It’s looking like a better and better deal these days to become a nurse practitioner.
According to a 2013 survey, full-time salaries for nurse practitioners (NPs) in the U.S. rose more than $8,000 between 2011 and 2013. Continue reading “Nurse practitioner hours are down, salaries are up (again)”
Over the last decade, the number of nurse practitioners working in the U.S. has exploded from an estimated 97,000 to more than 189,000.
According to the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, these NPs are working in all areas of specialization.
Thanks to the triple-headed healthcare challenge that includes sweeping reforms, the looming doctor shortage of 2020 (and-beyond), and the skyrocketing medical needs of baby boomers, nurse practitioners are more in demand than ever: That’s good news if you’re already in this field and better news if you’re considering going into it. Continue reading “A Look at the Nurse Practitioner Salary Explosion”