ADVANCE for NPs and PAs
February 26, 2015

Salary Survey

Salary Results By Specialty

More than 2,300 nurse practitioners and physician assistants participated in our 2014 salary survey, and it's time to see what they had to say about their compensation and career choices. Check out the newest results for a closer look at average salaries by specialty and setting. And be sure to come back for detailed reports on salary based on state and academic degree.  Find out how your salary measures up to other professionals in your specialty.

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LGBT people face health disparities linked to societal stigma, discrimination and denial of civil/human rights that are associated with high rates of psychiatric disorders, substance abuse and suicide in this population. Therefore, it is vital for healthcare providers to address sexual orientation and gender identity concerns in continuing education, clinical guidelines, risk assessment and screening policies.  This case highlights complex issues.

Are APNs Embracing the DNP Degree?

How are the processes of moving toward doctoral education influencing advanced nursing practice? This is a question that has implications for practice, academia, administration and policy - all components and areas of practice for the DNP-prepared professional. In essence, are the many areas of advanced practice nursing embracing the DNP degree?  Take a closer look at where advanced practice nurses stand.

Job Market Myths

Jobs have been relatively plentiful and compensation has been steadily increasing despite a rather slow economic recovery. Many states have removed or are in the process of removing barriers to our practice. Our jobs are rated year after year as being highly desirable. In general, we are in a good place as a profession.  However, don't let yourself be fooled by these common job market myths.