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Nurse Practitioners in Michigan

Is Michigan a good place for you to work as a Nurse Practitioner?

34.4% Jobs Projection
$103,210 Median Salary
350 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Nurse Practitioners Work in Michigan?

4,490 people worked as Nurse Practitioners in 2018 in this state.

There were 3,970 Nurse Practitioners employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 520 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Michigan

Jobs for Nurse Practitioners in this state are growing at a rate of 34.4% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 36.1%.


Michigan Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 350 annual job openings, and 5,200 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 Michigan?

In 2018 wages for Nurse Practitioners ranged from $84,100 to $130,710 with $103,210 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $40.43 to $62.84. The median hourly rate was $49.62.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $47.82 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $1.80.

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


Top Michigan 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
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 1,980 $104,730
Ann Arbor, MI 450 $109,970
Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 350 $98,600
Flint, MI 220 $99,670
Kalamazoo-Portage, MI 190 $98,710
Lansing-East Lansing, MI 180 $105,020
South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI 140 $105,170
Saginaw, MI 130 $96,910
Jackson, MI 80 $105,460
Battle Creek, MI 50 $101,090
Niles-Benton Harbor, MI 50 $96,750

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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