Growing use of simulation and online education

Focusing on the faculty shortage

Position

Percent of 2019 job postings requiring a DNP

Average starting salary

Assistant professor

42% 

$64,000

Chief medical officer 

56%

$177,000 

Medical affairs director

57% 

$106,000

Medical director 

69%

$142,000 

Top Skill

Projected Posting Growth (2018-2023)

Critical care nursing 146%
Midwifery 91%
Onboarding 85%
Telemetry 50%
Acute care 45%
Spreadsheets 45%
Biotherapy 44%
Environmental health and safety 43% 
Oncology 39%
Patient follow-up 39%

Emerging Skill

Projected Posting Growth (2018–2023)

Biotherapy 44%
Delirium 28%
Primary care provider 28%
Psychiatric disorders 28%
Telehealth 16%
Heart failure 15%

Sources