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What are the Top Paying Nurse Practitioner Specialties?

What are the Top Paying Nurse Practitioner Specialties?

What are the Top Paying Nurse Practitioner Specialties?

Leading National Surveys Reveal the Top Paying Nurse Practitioner Specialties

There’s no doubt that the nurse practitioner field is growing in today’s healthcare marketplace. A nurse practitioner is a trained and licensed nurse with a graduate-level education and advanced practice training. Healthcare organizations, medical clinics, hospitals and doctors’ offices employ nurse practitioners to work for them. In some places, nurse practitioners run medical clinics without the supervision of a doctor. Most nurse practitioner have a focus on a specialty in a specific field. Their salary is determined by their specialty.

Which specialty makes the most money?

A recent blog entry on showed the top 10 paying nurse practitioner specialties according to a survey by Advance for NP’s and PA’s. Using the figures from their study along with multiple reputable surveys in the industry, we calculated the average compensation for some of the more popular specialties. Check out our findings:

Average NP Compensation


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Sepi McDonnell is Chief Information Officer of ASN and works closely with each division of the THMED family of companies. She participates in formulating strategic goals and plans for the organization including the management and implementation of useful technology to increase candidate acquisition and client success. Reach Sepi by email

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