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Estimated employment2,550
Mean wage47.47
Entry wage33.95
10th percentile wage29.27
50th percentile wage45.45
90th percentile wage59.05
 Top Employing Industries
 Industry Employment  Percent 
Education and Health Services2,47096.6%
Public Adminsitration301.2%
Professional and Business Services
 Best Paying Industries
 Industry Employment  Median Wage 
Public Adminsitration3047.52
Professional and Business Services46.95
Education and Health Services2,47046.86
Nurse Practitioners (29-1171)
Median Wage History
YearThis OccupationCompared to Occupational Group  Difference 
Current$47.47 $40.58  $6.89
2013$47.31+.3%$40.45 +.3%$6.87
2012$46.41+1.9%$39.67 +1.9%$6.74
2011$45.51+2.0%$38.90 +2.0%$6.60
2010$44.80+1.6%$38.30 +1.6%$6.50
2009$44.01+1.8%$37.63 +1.8%$6.39
2008$43.54+1.1%$37.22 +1.1%$6.32
2007$42.25+3.1%$36.12 +3.1%$6.13
2006$40.83+3.5%$34.91 +3.5%$5.93
2005$39.26+4.0%$33.56 +4.0%$5.70
YearThis OccupationCompared to All Occupations  Difference 
Current$47.47 $26.43  $21.04
2013$47.31+.3%$26.36 +.3%$20.95
2012$46.41+1.9%$25.83 +2.1%$20.58
2011$45.51+2.0%$25.38 +1.7%$20.12
2010$44.80+1.6%$24.99 +1.6%$19.81
2009$44.01+1.8%$24.57 +1.7%$19.45
2008$43.54+1.1%$24.23 +1.4%$19.31
2007$42.25+3.1%$23.61 +2.6%$18.63
2006$40.83+3.5%$22.86 +3.3%$17.97
2005$39.26+4.0%$22.15 +3.2%$17.11

Note:The mid-wage is the median wage. The average wage is the mean wage. The entry-level wage is equal to the average of the lower third of reported wages for the occupation. The wage range consists of the 10th and 90th percentiles; 80 percent of workers earn between this wage range, 10 percent earn less while 10 percent earn more.

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2014
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