Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Salary in Connecticut - CT

In 2010, according to the Connecticut Department of Public Health, there were 3424 Advanced Practice Registered Nurses licensed in the state. This number includes psychiatric nurse practitioners, who are categorized as APRN-BC (Advanced Practice Registered Nurse-Board Certified) in Connecticut. Mental health nurse practitioner salaries are often higher than those of other advanced practice registered nurses. According to indeed.com, the median psychiatric nurse practitioner salary in Connecticut is $102,000. This is higher than Connecticut’s salaries for adult nurse practitioners ($94,000), family nurse practitioners ($90,000) pediatric nurse practitioners ($97,000) and neonatal nurse practitioners ($101,000).

Annual pay and compensation has a tendency to vary for psychiatric nurse practitioners depending upon where in Connecticut one works. Here are some examples of cities and towns in Connecticut in which psychiatric nurse practitioners may work and their corresponding annual salaries:

  • Bridgeport:  $97,000
  • Hartford:  $90,000
  • New Haven:  $86,000
  • Stamford:  $118,000
  • New Britain:  $90,000
  • Waterford:  $76,000
  • Bethel:  $102,000
  • Danbury:  $102,000
  • New London:  $76,000

Positions for mental health nurse practitioners in Connecticut that are currently advertised as available also tend to offer benefits beyond financial compensation. Some of these include medical and dental insurance, tuition reimbursement, short and long term disability coverage, 401k or 403b plans, group life insurance, flexible spending plans, and employee assistance programs.

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