Nurse Practitioners

8.6/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
9%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
52.2%
by 2030
WAGES
$111,680
or $53.69 hourly
VOLUME
211,280
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
Persuasion
Negotiation
Originality
Key
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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Nurse Practitioners' job openings is expected to rise 52.2% by 2030
'Nurse Practitioners' is expected to be a very 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 'Nurse Practitioners' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Nurse Practitioners' was $111,680, or $53.69 hourly
'Nurse Practitioners' are paid 166.2% 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 211,280 people employed as Nurse Practitioners.
This represents around 0.15% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Diagnose and treat acute, episodic, or chronic illness, independently or as part of a healthcare team. May focus on health promotion and disease prevention. May order, perform, or interpret diagnostic tests such as lab work and x rays. May prescribe medication. Must be registered nurses who have specialized graduate education.

SOC Code: 29-1171.00

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