Salary for Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurses

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Also known as:  CCU Nurse, Clinical Nurse Specialist, CNS, Community Health Nurse, Coronary Care Unit Nurse, Emergency Room RN, Endoscopy Registered Nurse, Hospice Registered Nurse, Obstetrical Nurse, Oncology Registered Nurse

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Advanced practice psychiatric nurses work under the supervision and guidance of psychiatrists to evaluate and diagnose psychiatric patients. They must be able to distinguish between psychological and physiological conditions, and may educate patients and their families regarding treatment plans, administer psychotherapy in group or individual settings, and prescribe medication under a psychiatrist's direction and in accordance with collaborative practice agreements. These individuals are required to have a Master's degree. Additional licensing and certification may also be necessary.

A Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurse will normally get a pay level of $53,410 to $116,230 based on experience and talent. will normally receive a wage of eigthy thousand and ten dollars each year.

make the most money in California, where they get an average salary rate of close to about $120,560. People in this job function can make the highest salaries in Public Administration, where they get pay of $88,000.

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Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurses tend to make the most in the following industries:

Public Administration
$88,000
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
$86,060
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$82,450
Retail Trade
$81,830
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$80,620
Health Care and Social Assistance
$79,980

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$63,010
Accommodation and Food Services
$65,200
Construction
$66,980
Educational Services
$69,180
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$72,830
Utilities
$73,210