Obtaining an MSN in Michigan increases the median salary among nurses by at least $20,000 a year. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics provided expansive detail on the salaries of nurse practitioners (who have master’s degrees) and that of RNs who typically do not possess an MSN.
Shown below are the median salaries among nurse practitioners and RNs along with the difference between these salaries as of 2014:
Nurses With MSNs in Michigan Earn an Average Salary of At Least $69,000
The Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget provided the salaries of MSN-educated nurses in the state as of 2014. Nurse educators in Michigan earned an average salary of $69,590, while nurse practitioners averaged $92,260. The average salary for nurse midwives in Michigan was $95,560.
Nurse anesthetists in Michigan earned an average salary that was 8.8% higher than the national average for nurse anesthetists. Michigan’s nurse anesthetists averaged $171,520 a year.
MSN-educated nurses with experience earned even higher wages. Shown below are the average salaries for advanced nurses who were in the 90th percentile:
- Nurse Anesthetists—<$187,199
- Nurse Practitioners—$120,827
- Nurse Midwives—$119,413
Nurse Practitioner Salaries Throughout Michigan
The US Bureau of Labor Statistics indicated that the median salary among nurse practitioners in Jackson was significantly higher than the median salary among NPs in the rest of Michigan as of 2014:
Salaries for Nurse Anesthetists in Michigan
Salary data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics indicated that the median salary among nurse anesthetists was more than $160,000 for all parts of Michigan as of 2014. However, the median salary among nurse anesthetists in Flint was higher than that for nurse anesthetists in other parts of Michigan:
*These values are equal to or greater than $90 an hour or $187,199 a year. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics does not report salaries for values this high.
Nurse Midwife Salaries in the Detroit Area
Shown below is a detailed salary analysis for nurse midwives in Detroit-Warren-Livonia as of 2014 (US Bureau of Labor Statistics):