Nurse Practitioners in Wisconsin
Want to work in Wisconsin as a Nurse Practitioner? Read this first!
You’re in luck! Jobs for Nurse Practitioners in Wisconsin are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Nurse Practitioners in Wisconsin is growing faster than average.
Nurse Practitioners in Wisconsin earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Nurse Practitioners Work in Wisconsin?
There were approximately 3,030 workers employed as Nurse Practitioners in this state in 2018.
There were 2,900 Nurse Practitioners employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 130 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 2,820 Nurse Practitioners working in it, which means Wisconsin has more Nurse Practitioners than average.
Job Projections for Wisconsin
Jobs for Nurse Practitioners in this state are growing at a rate of 26.6% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 36.1%.
Wisconsin Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates there will be 190 annual job openings, and 2,900 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 Wisconsin?
In 2018 wages for Nurse Practitioners ranged from $85,560 to $130,030 with $106,160 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $41.13 to $62.51. The median hourly rate was $51.04.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $48.21 an hour.
The hourly rate grew by $2.83.
The median salary in Wisconsin is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Wisconsin 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|
|Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI||1,070||$106,150|
|Green Bay, WI||150||$102,790|
|La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN||130||$103,940|
|Eau Claire, WI||120||$104,350|
|Fond du Lac, WI||70||$103,510|
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|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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