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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 and Wage Statistics, May 2020.

State employment projections are from Projections Central, Long-term Projections 2018-28, and each state's Labor Market Information office.

National employment projections are from the Employment Projections, 2019-29.

Employment concentration data are from the Occupational Employment Statistics, May 2019.

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Projected Employment for Nurse Practitioners in UNITED STATES

National Employment Percent
Change
Projected
Annual
Job
Openings*
2019 2029
United States 211,300 322,000 52% 24,200
State Employment Percent
Change
Projected
Annual
Job
Openings*
2018 2028
New York 15,480 21,870 +41% 1,640
California 15,100 19,700 +31% 1,390
Texas 12,460 16,430 +32% 1,170
Florida 11,100 15,200 +37% 1,110
Illinois 8,160 10,700 +31% 760
Tennessee 7,470 10,060 +35% 730
Georgia 6,260 8,850 +41% 660
Ohio 7,720 9,620 +25% 650
Pennsylvania 6,500 8,220 +27% 570
New Jersey 6,250 8,010 +28% 560
Massachusetts 7,360 8,550 +16% 540
Washington 4,030 5,180 +29% 480
Virginia 4,880 6,380 +31% 450
Indiana 4,930 6,380 +29% 450
North Carolina 4,800 6,260 +30% 440
Missouri 4,580 5,940 +30% 420
Maryland 3,870 5,220 +35% 390
Michigan 4,590 5,330 +16% 340
Colorado 3,040 4,400 +45% 330
Minnesota 3,950 4,860 +23% 330
Alabama 3,800 4,720 +24% 320
Kentucky 3,270 4,000 +22% 270
Wisconsin 3,050 3,750 +23% 250
Connecticut 3,020 3,640 +21% 240
Oregon 2,220 2,930 +32% 210
Arizona 1,670 2,520 +51% 200
South Carolina 2,340 2,940 +26% 200
Kansas 2,460 2,910 +18% 190
Arkansas 1,970 2,590 +32% 190
Utah 1,720 2,310 +34% 170
Oklahoma 1,800 2,150 +19% 140
Iowa 1,360 1,770 +30% 130
Puerto Rico 1,180 1,540 +31% 110
Maine 1,310 1,580 +21% 110
New Hampshire 1,170 1,520 +30% 110
West Virginia 1,130 1,410 +25% 100
New Mexico 1,050 1,340 +28% 90
Nebraska 1,170 1,400 +20% 90
Delaware 780 1,020 +31% 70
District of Columbia 870 1,080 +24% 70
Montana 680 860 +27% 60
Rhode Island 910 1,040 +14% 60
South Dakota 550 700 +27% 50
North Dakota 510 670 +31% 50
Vermont 560 650 +16% 40
Hawaii 420 520 +24% 40
Mississippi 3,640 3,900 +7% 30
Wyoming 300 390 +30% 30
Nevada 210 270 +29% 20
Idaho 780 970 +24% 20
Alaska 350 380 +9% 20
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
American Samoa No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
Louisiana 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.