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Considering a career as a Nurse Practitioner in Ohio?

29.7% Jobs Projection
$101,010 Median Salary
570 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Nurse Practitioners Work in Ohio?

7,510 people worked as Nurse Practitioners in 2018 in this state.

There were 7,460 Nurse Practitioners employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 50 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

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

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Job Projections for Ohio

Jobs for Nurse Practitioners in this state are growing at a rate of 29.7% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 36.1%.

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Ohio Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 570 annual job openings, and 8,770 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 Ohio?

In 2018 wages for Nurse Practitioners ranged from $80,170 to $131,210 with $101,010 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $38.54 to $63.08. The median hourly rate was $48.56.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $47.65 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.91.

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

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Top Ohio 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
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 1,650 $98,850
Columbus, OH 1,230 $100,330
Dayton, OH 660 $103,920
Akron, OH 580 $107,040
Toledo, OH 320 $106,230
Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH 300 $95,230
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 270 $90,550
Canton-Massillon, OH 200 $93,960
Lima, OH 170 $108,970
Wheeling, WV-OH 70 $89,890
Mansfield, OH 60 $98,840
Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH 60 $98,930
Springfield, OH 40 $119,510

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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