3 States with the Most Demand for Advanced Practitioners


The healthcare workforce, like nearly every other industry, was greatly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, seeing staggering job losses as the virus, and the economic fallout associated with it, swept across the nation. However, advanced practitioners are essential in a way that most other professions are not at the moment, and hiring remains steady, with the healthcare industry adding back more than 250,000 jobs during July, August, and September.

Where is the demand for NPs, PAs, and CRNAs the greatest, though? We analyzed data from our jobs website to determine what states currently have the highest inventory of openings. Here are the top three states where NPs, PAs, and CRNAs are needed most.

States with the Most Demand for Nurse Practitioners

1. New York

Average Annual Nurse Practitioner Salary in New York: $122,550

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2. California

Average Annual Nurse Practitioner Salary in California: $138,660

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3. Connecticut

Average Annual Nurse Practitioner Salary in Connecticut: $115,140

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States with the Most Demand for Physician Assistants

1. Pennsylvania

Average Annual Physician Assistant Salary in Pennsylvania: $102,620

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2. Connecticut

Average Annual Physician Assistant Salary in Connecticut: $137,060

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3. New York

Average Annual Physician Assistant Salary in New York: $123,080

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States with the Most Demand for Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists

1. Texas

Average Annual CRNA Salary in Texas: $167,020

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2. Florida

Average Annual CRNA Salary in Florida: $160,030

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3. Virginia

Average Annual CRNA Salary in Virginia: $180,120

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Disclaimer: The viewpoint expressed in this article is the opinion of the author and is not necessarily the viewpoint of the owners or employees at Healthcare Staffing Innovations, LLC.

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