Doctor of Nursing Practice Salary in Wyoming

The Advance Healthcare Network quantified the economic benefits of earning a Doctor of Nursing Practice through its 2014 survey of nurse practitioners. These results indicated that nurses with a DNP earned an average of 13% more than nursing professionals with a master’s as their highest degree.

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The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services provided the salaries of advanced nursing clinical practitioners and other types of nurses as of 2015. The average salary at the 90th and 75th percentiles best represent what DNP-educated nurses can expect to earn:

Nurse Anesthetists

  • 90th Percentile – $202,924
  • 75th Percentile – $201,898

Nurse Administrators

  • 90th Percentile – $121,880
  • 75th Percentile – $104,218

Nurse Practitioners

  • 90th Percentile – $121,880
  • 75th Percentile – $103,602

Nurse Educators

  • 90th Percentile – $78,117
  • 75th Percentile – $72,265

DNP-Educated Nurse Administrator Salaries in Wyoming’s Most Populated Counties

DNP-educated nurse administrators in Natrona County earned an average of 6.4% more than the statewide average:

Wyoming Area
90th Percentile
Natrona
$141110
Albany
$140474
Laramie
$132584
Campbell
$121231
Sweet water
$111664
Fremont
$110950

DNP-Educated Nurse Practitioner Salaries in the Most Populated Counties of Wyoming

Nurse practitioners in Laramie in the highest salary category earned $5,309 more than the statewide average:

Wyoming Area
90th Percentile
Laramie
$127189
Albany
$118680
Fremont
$114368
Natrona
$111692

Hourly Wages and Annual Salaries for DNP-Educated Nurses in Wyoming as Published by the US Department of Labor

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics provided a detailed analysis of the salaries of advanced nurses in the 90th and 75th percentiles—the salary categories for nurses with a DNP.

Occupation
Hourly 75th percentile wage
Annual 75th percentile wage
Medical and Health Services Managers
48.51
100900
Nursing Instructors and Teachers Postsecondary
Not available
70530
Nurse Anesthetists
90.00*
187199*
Nurse Practitioners
48.61
101110
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners All Other
36.23
75360

*These values are equal to or greater than $90 an hour and $187,199 per year. The US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics does not report salary data higher than these values.

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