There are currently an estimated 2,955,200 acute care nurse practitioners in the United States. The acute care nurse practitioner job market is expected to grow by 14.8% between 2016 and 2026.
How employable are acute care nurse practitioners?
CareerExplorer rates acute care nurse practitioners with an A employability rating, meaning this career should provide great employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 440,200 acute care nurse practitioners. That number is based on 438,000 additional acute care nurse practitioners, and the retirement of 2,200 existing acute care nurse practitioners.
What’s the supply of acute care nurse practitioners?
The acute care nurse practitioner industry is concentrated in California, Texas, New York
Acute Care Nurse Practitioner job market by state
|State Name||Employed Acute Care Nurse Practitioners|
|District of Columbia||11,000|