Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurse Career

Job Description: Provide advanced nursing care for patients with psychiatric disorders. May provide psychotherapy under the direction of a psychiatrist.


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Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurse Career

Salary Info

Median Annual Wage

$72,180

Median Hourly Wage

$34.70*

Total Employed Nationally

2,857,180


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics May 2016 wage data and 2016-2026 employment projections. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2016-2026). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.