Average Nurse Practitioner Salary in Minnesota

Nurse practitioners in Minnesota earn an average of $127,010 per year (or $61.06 per hour).

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Minnesota nurse practitioners earn 7% higher than the national average salary for NPs, at $118,040 (or $56.75 per hour).

Nurse practitioner salary range in Minnesota

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $163,360 $78
75th Percentile $133,740 $64
Median $127,690 $61
25th Percentile $102,370 $49

80% of Minnesota NPs earn between $92,710 and $163,360.

Cost-of-living adjusted nurse practitioner salary in Minnesota

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Minnesota NPs earn about $128,813 per year. Cost-of-living in Minnesota is 1% lower than the national average, meaning they face lower prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Minnesota for nurse practitioners

Duluth, MN $146,740 per year
North Mankato, MN $134,850 per year
Rochester, MN $127,490 per year
St. Paul, MN $125,940 per year
St. Cloud, MN $122,180 per year

Minnesota nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where nurse practitioners are paid the highest is Duluth, where the average NPs salary is $146,740 and 300 nurse practitioners are currently employed. The North Mankato area comes in second, with a $134,850 average NP salary and 100 nurse practitioners employed.

How much do similar professions get paid in Minnesota?

Nurse Anesthetist $214,460 per year
Nurse Midwife $119,970 per year
Physical Therapist $86,370 per year
Registered Nurse $84,030 per year
Dental Hygienist $79,820 per year
Licensed Practical Nurse $51,160 per year
Pharmacy Technician $42,220 per year

At a $127,010 average annual salary, NPs in Minnesota tend to earn less than nurse anesthetists ($214,460). They tend to earn more than nurse midwives ($119,970), physical therapists ($86,370), registered nurses ($84,030), dental hygienists ($79,820), licensed practical nurses ($51,160), and pharmacy technicians ($42,220).

More about nurse practitioners

Nurse practitioners are licensed, advanced practice nurses who specialize in managing patients' healthcare and preventing diseases. They often work autonomously and have their own practices. Their duties involve diagnosing diseases, treating illnesses, and performing diagnostic tests, among other things. Every nurse practitioner has to choose a speciality. Some of the more common nurse practitioner roles include family nurse practitioner, pediatric nurse practitioner, and psychiatric nurse practitioner.

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