August 7, 2023

10 best-earning nursing jobs for 2023

By: Judy Mathias

Editor's Note

In an August 2 article on the Nursing Process website, Kasee Wiesen, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, ranked the 10 top-earning nursing jobs for 2023.

The top 10 jobs with their national average salaries are:

  • Certified registered nurse anesthetist: $202,804
  • Geriatric nurse practitioner: $157,300
  • Cardiology nurse practitioner: $136,845
  • Chief nursing officer:$124,139
  • Acute care practitioner: $117,066
  • Psychiatric nurse practitioner: $108,220
  • Oncology nurse practitioner: $106,669
  • Director of nursing education: $100,078
  • NICU registered nurse: $99,711
  • Orthopedic nurse practitioner: $99,563.

The author added that although all of the jobs require an advanced degree, it’s possible to earn six figures with a BSN degree, depending on where nurses live and the need for positions to be filled.




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