Nurse Practitioners in Kansas
Want to work in Kansas as a Nurse Practitioner? Read this first!
You’re in luck! Jobs for Nurse Practitioners in Kansas are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Nurse Practitioners in Kansas is growing faster than average.
Nurse Practitioners in Kansas earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Nurse Practitioners Work in Kansas?
In 2018, there were 2,270 Nurse Practitioners working in the state.
There were 2,010 Nurse Practitioners employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 260 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 2,820 Nurse Practitioners working in it, which means Kansas has fewer Nurse Practitioners than average.
Job Projections for Kansas
Jobs for Nurse Practitioners in this state are growing at a rate of 22.8% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 36.1%.
Kansas Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates there will be 140 annual job openings, and 2,320 total jobs in 2026 for Nurse Practitioners in this state.
Nationwide, the prediction is 14,400 annual jobs and 211,600 total jobs in 2026.
What do Nurse Practitioners Make in Kansas?
In 2018 wages for Nurse Practitioners ranged from $64,250 to $130,370 with $97,310 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $30.89 to $62.68. The median hourly rate was $46.78.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $46.53 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate grew by $0.25.
The median salary in Kansas is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Kansas 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|
|Kansas City, MO-KS||1,740||$103,160|
|St. Joseph, MO-KS||60||$96,060|
Top States for Nurse Practitioners Employment
View the list below to see where most Nurse Practitioners work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Nurse Practitioners get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
What Major Will Prepare You For a Nurse Practitioner Career?
- Nursing Practice
- Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing
- Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing
- Adult Health Nurse/Nursing
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By Aleksahgabrielle under License
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