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Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Salary in Kansas - KS

Psychiatric and mental health nurse practitioners must undergo more graduate training than registered nurses and even general or family nurse practitioners. Therefore, one would expect that the average salary for psychiatric and mental health nurse practitioners would reflect this extra schooling and clinical experience. According to medical recruiters, the average psychiatric nurse practitioner salary in Kansas falls within the range of $85,000 to $95,000 per year. Mental health nurse practitioner salaries tend to be higher than both registered nurse salaries (estimated to be $55,730 in Kansas by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and general nurse practitioners salaries (estimated at $57,010 by the BLS).

Another website that lists average pay rates for psychiatric and mental health nurse practitioners in Kansas is indeed.com. This website agrees with the figures provided by medical recruiters, stating that the average salary for psychiatric and mental health nurse practitioners in Kansas is $86,000. Of course, salaries for all health care practitioners, including psychiatric and mental health nurse practitioners, tend to differ based upon the city in which you practice. Indeed.com lists the following average yearly salaries for psychiatric and mental health nurse practitioners working in the following areas across Kansas:

  • Wichita:  $94,000
  • Overland Park:  $78,000
  • Kansas City:  $78,000
  • Topeka:  $77,000

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