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Want to work in Oregon as a Nurse Practitioner? Read this first!

35.1% Jobs Projection
$110,770 Median Salary
160 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Nurse Practitioners in Oregon are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Nurse Practitioners in Oregon is growing faster than average.

  • Nurse Practitioners in Oregon earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Nurse Practitioners Work in Oregon?

2,030 people worked as Nurse Practitioners in 2018 in this state.

There were 1,570 Nurse Practitioners employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 460 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 2,820 Nurse Practitioners working in it, which means Oregon has fewer Nurse Practitioners than average.


Job Projections for Oregon

Jobs for Nurse Practitioners in this state are growing at a rate of 35.1% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 36.1%.


Oregon Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 160 annual job openings, and 2,310 total jobs in 2026 for Nurse Practitioners in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 14,400 annual jobs and 211,600 total jobs in 2026.

What do Nurse Practitioners Make in Oregon?

In 2018 wages for Nurse Practitioners ranged from $83,470 to $149,070 with $110,770 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $40.13 to $71.67. The median hourly rate was $53.26.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $54.3 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $1.04.

The median salary in Oregon is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Oregon Metros for Nurse Practitioners

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Nurse Practitioners.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Salem, OR 140 $112,310
Medford, OR 130 $120,380
Eugene, OR 120 $115,950
Bend-Redmond, OR 70 $108,950
Corvallis, OR 60 $113,950
Grants Pass, OR 40 $109,500

Top States for Nurse Practitioners Employment

The table below shows the states where most Nurse Practitioners work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 13,710 $118,550
California 13,420 $126,890
Texas 12,020 $108,660
Florida 10,590 $97,270
Ohio 7,510 $101,010
Pennsylvania 7,280 $97,130
Tennessee 7,010 $96,440
Massachusetts 6,200 $119,420
Georgia 6,110 $104,360
New Jersey 5,900 $118,040
Illinois 5,540 $103,760
Indiana 4,780 $102,390
North Carolina 4,760 $101,540
Virginia 4,710 $102,480
Michigan 4,490 $103,210
Missouri 4,390 $98,430
Minnesota 3,880 $115,550
Maryland 3,710 $108,580
Alabama 3,680 $95,010
Arizona 3,510 $111,780

Below are the states where Nurse Practitioners get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
California $126,890
Hawaii $123,570
Alaska $120,100
Massachusetts $119,420
New York $118,550
New Jersey $118,040
Washington $116,350
Minnesota $115,550
Connecticut $115,370
Wyoming $114,000


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