Starting Your Career

professional membershipWhat to expect as you start your career, from obtaining certification, to number of patients to expect, to salary expectations and negotiation.

  • Certification - Learn more about national certification expectations for entry-level NPs.
  • Negotiating Salary - Learn how to negotiate employment, salary and benefits.
  • Salary Survey - Information on salary expectations for new NPs from our 2011 AANP National Nurse Practitioner Compensation Survey.
  • Check back soon for additional information on What to Expect Your First Year.