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Data in this report are from the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics:

Current employment data are from the Occupational Employment Statistics, May 2018.

State employment projections are from Projections Central, Long-term Projections 2016-26, and each state's Labor Market Information office.

National employment projections are from the Employment Projections, 2016-26.

Employment concentration data are from the Occupational Employment Statistics, May 2018.

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Projected Employment for Nurse Practitioners in UNITED STATES

National Employment Percent
Change
Projected
Annual
Job
Openings*
2018 2028
United States 189,100 242,400 28% 16,900
State Employment Percent
Change
Projected
Annual
Job
Openings*
2016 2026
New York 14,600 20,670 +42% 1,450
California 13,100 17,700 +35% 1,200
Florida 9,160 13,250 +45% 950
Texas 9,060 13,030 +44% 930
Illinois 7,910 10,940 +38% 760
Ohio 6,760 8,760 +30% 570
Massachusetts 6,300 8,030 +28% 520
Tennessee 5,280 7,400 +40% 520
Virginia 4,690 6,740 +44% 480
New Jersey 5,120 6,690 +31% 440
Pennsylvania 5,140 6,710 +31% 440
North Carolina 4,440 6,030 +36% 410
Georgia 4,290 5,940 +38% 410
Indiana 4,010 5,560 +39% 390
Arizona 3,100 4,890 +58% 370
Michigan 3,870 5,200 +34% 350
Missouri 4,040 5,170 +28% 330
Minnesota 3,560 4,550 +28% 290
Colorado 2,740 3,990 +46% 290
Kentucky 3,020 4,010 +33% 270
Washington 3,120 4,070 +31% 270
Alabama 2,760 3,600 +30% 240
Maryland 2,830 3,520 +24% 220
Connecticut 2,500 3,220 +29% 210
Wisconsin 2,290 2,900 +27% 190
Mississippi 2,490 3,030 +22% 190
South Carolina 1,960 2,720 +39% 190
Utah 1,590 2,400 +51% 180
Louisiana 2,150 2,740 +27% 180
Oregon 1,710 2,310 +35% 160
Arkansas 1,690 2,320 +37% 160
Kansas 1,890 2,320 +23% 140
Puerto Rico 2,030 2,380 +17% 140
Oklahoma 1,480 1,820 +23% 110
West Virginia 1,070 1,430 +34% 100
Maine 1,180 1,490 +26% 100
Nebraska 1,210 1,480 +22% 90
Iowa 1,040 1,380 +33% 90
New Hampshire 1,010 1,360 +35% 90
New Mexico 910 1,190 +31% 80
Idaho 660 890 +35% 60
Delaware 560 710 +28% 50
District of Columbia 560 730 +30% 50
Rhode Island 750 880 +17% 50
Nevada 580 780 +35% 50
Montana 510 700 +38% 50
North Dakota 440 600 +36% 40
Vermont 550 680 +24% 40
South Dakota 460 600 +31% 40
Hawaii 330 450 +37% 30
Alaska 330 410 +23% 30
Wyoming 210 290 +39% 20
American Samoa No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
Northern Mariana Islands No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
Virgin Islands No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
Guam No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available

*Projected Annual Job Openings refers to the average annual job openings due to growth and net replacement.