Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurses

6.7/10 job score
risk level
by 2030
or $36.21 hourly
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 9% (Totally Safe)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Assisting and Caring for Others
Social Perceptiveness
very important
quite important
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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurses' job openings is expected to rise 9% by 2030
'Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurses' is expected to be a fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurses' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurses' was $75,330, or $36.21 hourly
'Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurses' are paid 79.6% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 2,986,500 people employed as Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurses.
This represents around 2.15% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Assess, diagnose, and treat individuals and families with mental health or substance use disorders or the potential for such disorders. Apply therapeutic activities, including the prescription of medication, per state regulations, and the administration of psychotherapy.

SOC Code: 29-1141.02

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