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2021 Louisiana Nurse Practitioners Salary Guide

Diagnose and treat acute, episodic, or chronic illness, independently or as part of a healthcare team. May focus on health promotion and disease prevention. May order, perform, or interpret diagnostic tests such as lab work and x rays. May prescribe medication. Must be registered nurses who have specialized graduate education.

Louisiana Nurse Practitioners Salary 2021

Salary

$107.4K

Growth

52%

Bright Outlook

Bright

Green

No

How Much Do Nurse Practitioners Make in Louisiana 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $73,710 $91,120 $107,350 $129,630 $158,170
Hourly Wage $35.44 $43.81 $51.61 $62.32 $76.05

How Much Do Nurse Practitioners Make in Louisiana 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$73,710
$91,120
$107,350
$129,630
$158,170
Hourly Wage
$35.44
$43.81
$51.61
$62.32
$76.05

Nurse Practitioners Job Description

Diagnose and treat acute, episodic, or chronic illness, independently or as part of a healthcare team. May focus on health promotion and disease prevention. May order, perform, or interpret diagnostic tests such as lab work and x rays. May prescribe medication. Must be registered nurses who have specialized graduate education.

Also known as:

Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Adult Nurse Practitioner, Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), Family Practice Certified Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner, Gastroenterology Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Practitioner (NP), Nurse Practitioner, Adult, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP), Women's Health Care Nurse Practitioner

Nurse Practitioners Activities

  • Analyze test data or images to inform diagnosis or treatment.
  • Diagnose medical conditions.
  • Prescribe medications.
  • Prescribe treatments or therapies.
  • Treat acute illnesses, infections, or injuries.
  • Train patients, family members, or caregivers in techniques for managing disabilities or illnesses.
  • Prescribe medications.
  • Operate diagnostic imaging equipment.
  • Record patient medical histories.
  • Order medical diagnostic or clinical tests.
  • Analyze test data or images to inform diagnosis or treatment.
  • Provide health and wellness advice to patients, program participants, or caregivers.
  • Develop medical treatment plans.
  • Monitor patient conditions during treatments, procedures, or activities.
  • Maintain medical or professional knowledge.
  • Advise patients on effects of health conditions or treatments.
  • Diagnose medical conditions.
  • Communicate detailed medical information to patients or family members.
  • Treat chronic diseases or disorders.
  • Collaborate with healthcare professionals to plan or provide treatment.
  • Refer patients to other healthcare practitioners or health resources.
  • Treat acute illnesses, infections, or injuries.
  • Refer patients to other healthcare practitioners or health resources.
  • Diagnose medical conditions.
  • Treat medical emergencies.
  • Schedule patient procedures or appointments.
  • Examine patients to assess general physical condition.
  • Supervise patient care personnel.
  • Maintain medical or professional knowledge.
  • Advise patients on healthcare system processes.
  • Follow protocols or regulations for healthcare activities.
  • Treat acute illnesses, infections, or injuries.
  • Immunize patients.
  • Apply bandages, dressings, or splints.
  • Maintain medical or professional knowledge.

What Is The Projected Outlook For Nurse Practitioners in Louisiana?

Location 2019 Employment 2029 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
United States 211,300 322,000 52% 24,200

What Is The Projected Outlook For Nurse Practitioners in Louisiana?

Location
2019 Employment
2029 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
United States
211,300
322,000
52%
24,200

Nurse Practitioners Education & Experience

  • Master's degree
  • No work experience
  • No on-the-job training

Nurse Practitioners Salary Guide 2021