“In the period 2010–17 the number of NPs in the US more than doubled from approximately
91,000 to 190,000
“The pronounced growth in the number of NPs has reduced the size of the registered nurse (RN) workforce by up to 80,000 nationwide”
Implications Of The Rapid Growth Of The Nurse Practitioner Workforce In The US
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Fastest Growing Professions
|Occupations||Growth Rate||Median Pay|
$111,680 per year
$62,940 per year
$92,270 per year
$27,080 per year
$59,770 per year
$104,280 per year
$115,390 per year
$103,590 per year
$98,230 per year
$80,480 per year
$86,200 per year
$47,660 per year
Fastest Growing Occupations
20 occupations with the highest percent change of employment between 2019-29.
Physicians and Surgeons
Video transcript available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qdVM5aDfbjU. Quick Facts: Physicians and Surgeons Physicians and surgeons diagnose and treat injuries or illnesses and address health maintenance. Physicians and surgeons work in both clinical and nonclinical settings. Clinical settings include physicians' offices and hospitals; nonclinical settings include government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and insurance companies.
Nurse Anesthetists, Nurse Midwives, and Nurse Practitioners
Video transcript available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=smiXChYIRUU. Quick Facts: Nurse Anesthetists, Nurse Midwives, and Nurse Practitioners 2020 Median Pay $117,670 per year $56.57 per hour Nurse anesthetists, nurse midwives, and nurse practitioners coordinate patient care and may provide primary and specialty healthcare. Nurse anesthetists, nurse midwives, and nurse practitioners work in a variety of healthcare settings, including hospitals, physicians' offices, and clinics.
Video transcript available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PyLvqjTeMXM. Quick Facts: Physician Assistants 2020 Median Pay $115,390 per year $55.48 per hour Physician assistants practice medicine on teams with physicians, surgeons, and other healthcare workers. Physician assistants work in physicians' offices, hospitals, outpatient clinics, and other healthcare settings. Most work full time.