4.2 - Rapid Growth Of The Nurse Practitioner Workforce

“In the period 2010–17 the number of NPs in the US more than doubled from approximately

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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”

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Implications Of The Rapid Growth Of The Nurse Practitioner Workforce In The US

Future Outlook

Future Outlook

Median Pay20192029 %2029 #
Physician
100.00 $/hr
752,400
4%
27300
Physician Assistants
55.48 $/hr
125,500
31%
39300
Nurse Practitioners
56.57 $/hr
263,400
45%
117,700

Fastest Growing Professions

Fastest Growing Professions