We surveyed 639 nurse practitioners to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical nurse practitioner. Here are the results.

How much intelligence is required as a nurse practitioner?



Working as a nurse practitioner typically doesn’t require the use of high levels of intelligence in daily tasks.

Can I learn to become a nurse practitioner?

Intrinsic Talent

Acquired Talent

A career as a nurse practitioner typically depends predominantly on qualities you can gain through experience, with a small aspect of skills you are born with.

Is it easy to get a job as a nurse practitioner?



It’s typically difficult to find a job as a nurse practitioner. If you’re curious about the numbers, check out the job market for nurse practitioners.


Do nurse practitioners work full-time or part-time?

78% of nurse practitioners work in full-time roles while 22% work part-time.