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Want to work in Connecticut as a Nurse Practitioner? Read this first!

28.8% Jobs Projection
$115,370 Median Salary
210 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Nurse Practitioners in Connecticut are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Nurse Practitioners in Connecticut is growing faster than average.

  • Nurse Practitioners in Connecticut earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Nurse Practitioners Work in Connecticut?

2,340 people worked as Nurse Practitioners in 2018 in this state.

There were 2,220 Nurse Practitioners employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 120 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 2,820 Nurse Practitioners working in it, which means Connecticut has fewer Nurse Practitioners than average.


Job Projections for Connecticut

Jobs for Nurse Practitioners in this state are growing at a rate of 28.8% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 36.1%.


Connecticut Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 210 annual Nurse Practitioners job openings in Connecticut, and 3,220 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 14,400 annual jobs and 211,600 total jobs in 2026.

What do Nurse Practitioners Make in Connecticut?

In 2018 wages for Nurse Practitioners ranged from $86,200 to $156,640 with $115,370 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $41.44 to $75.31. The median hourly rate was $55.47.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $54.39 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $1.08.

The median salary in Connecticut is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Connecticut Metros for Nurse Practitioners

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Nurse Practitioners.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 990 $114,160
Springfield, MA-CT 630 $110,780
New Haven, CT 560 $117,350
Worcester, MA-CT 510 $118,860
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 460 $122,840
Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI 100 $108,790
Waterbury, CT 80 $109,330

Top States for Nurse Practitioners Employment

View the list below to see where most Nurse Practitioners work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 13,710 $118,550
California 13,420 $126,890
Texas 12,020 $108,660
Florida 10,590 $97,270
Ohio 7,510 $101,010
Pennsylvania 7,280 $97,130
Tennessee 7,010 $96,440
Massachusetts 6,200 $119,420
Georgia 6,110 $104,360
New Jersey 5,900 $118,040
Illinois 5,540 $103,760
Indiana 4,780 $102,390
North Carolina 4,760 $101,540
Virginia 4,710 $102,480
Michigan 4,490 $103,210
Missouri 4,390 $98,430
Minnesota 3,880 $115,550
Maryland 3,710 $108,580
Alabama 3,680 $95,010
Arizona 3,510 $111,780

Below are the states where Nurse Practitioners get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
California $126,890
Hawaii $123,570
Alaska $120,100
Massachusetts $119,420
New York $118,550
New Jersey $118,040
Washington $116,350
Minnesota $115,550
Connecticut $115,370
Wyoming $114,000


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