Nurse Practitioners in Minnesota
Considering a career as a Nurse Practitioner in Minnesota?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Nurse Practitioners in Minnesota are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Nurse Practitioners in Minnesota is growing faster than average.
Nurse Practitioners in Minnesota earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Nurse Practitioners Work in Minnesota?
3,880 people worked as Nurse Practitioners in 2018 in this state.
There were 3,900 Nurse Practitioners employed in this state in 2017.
That’s a decline of 20 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 2,820 Nurse Practitioners working in it, which means Minnesota has more Nurse Practitioners than average.
Job Projections for Minnesota
Jobs for Nurse Practitioners in this state are growing at a rate of 27.8% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 36.1%.
Minnesota Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates there will be 290 annual job openings, and 4,550 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 Minnesota?
In 2018 wages for Nurse Practitioners ranged from $89,010 to $149,770 with $115,550 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $42.79 to $72. The median hourly rate was $55.55.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $53.85 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate grew by $1.70.
The median salary in Minnesota is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Minnesota 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|
|Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI||2,390||$115,070|
|La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN||130||$103,940|
|St. Cloud, MN||80||$109,060|
|Mankato-North Mankato, MN||30||$104,260|
Top States for Nurse Practitioners Employment
The table below shows the states 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
- Adult Health Nurse/Nursing
- Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing
- Critical Care Nursing
- Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
- School Nursing
- Psychiatric/Mental 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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