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Employment, Employment Concentration, and Employment Projections are from the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) and Employment Projections programs.
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Projected Employment for Nurse Practitioners in UNITED STATES

National Employment Percent
Change
Projected
Annual
Job
Openings*
2016 2026
United States 155,500 211,600 36% 14,400
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
South Carolina 1,960 2,720 +39% 190
Mississippi 2,490 3,030 +22% 190
Utah 1,590 2,400 +51% 180
Louisiana 2,150 2,740 +27% 180
Arkansas 1,690 2,320 +37% 160
Oregon 1,710 2,310 +35% 160
Puerto Rico 2,030 2,380 +17% 140
Kansas 1,890 2,320 +23% 140
Oklahoma 1,480 1,820 +23% 110
Maine 1,180 1,490 +26% 100
West Virginia 1,070 1,430 +34% 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
Nevada 580 780 +35% 50
Montana 510 700 +38% 50
Rhode Island 750 880 +17% 50
South Dakota 460 600 +31% 40
North Dakota 440 600 +36% 40
Vermont 550 680 +24% 40
Hawaii 330 450 +37% 30
Alaska 330 410 +23% 30
Wyoming 210 290 +39% 20
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.