• Nurse Practitioners
  • Health Science
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 111,140
    $94,990 range bar $137,390
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Very Fast Growing
  • Nurse Practitioners, also referred to as advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs), coordinate patient care and may provide primary and specialty healthcare. The scope of practice varies from state to state.

What do they typically do

  • Perform and order diagnostic tests and analyze results
  • Take and record patients' medical histories and symptoms
  • Operate and monitor medical equipment
  • Observe patients and diagnose various health problems
  • Teach patients and families about patient care and how to stay healthy
  • Perform physical exams
  • Give patients medicines and treatments
  • Set up plans for patients' care or contribute to existing plans

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth +4.3%
Job Openings 877

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