Nurse Anesthetist Salary

nurse-anesthetists-salary-chart.jpgNurse anesthetists check patient vital signs and administer anesthesia. They also monitor patients while they are recovering from anesthesia. Nurse anesthetists are registered nurses with special graduate education.

Salary

The average salary of a nurse anesthetist is $154,390 yearly. The bottom 10% earns at most $105,810 annually; the top 10% earns at least $187,199 a year. The median salary is $148,160 a year.

The best industries for employment are offices of physicians (19,900 employed, $149,660 average); general medical and surgical hospitals (9,710 employed, $163,220 average); and the offices of other health practitioners (1,190 employed, $176,740 average). The top paying industry is the offices of dentists, paying $189,330 on average (30 employed).

The three top paying states are Wyoming ($215,720 average), Nevada ($208,700), and Washington D.C. ($185,800).

Job Outlook

The job outlook of nurse anesthetists is expected to increase by 25% from 2012 to 2022, which is much faster than average.

Nurse Anesthetist Salary by State

State Lowest 10% Median Salary Highest 10% Average Salary
Alabama $112,950 $144,590 $185,870 $148,180
Alaska $97,680 $111,910 NA $149,960
Arizona $131,690 $167,070 NA $168,710
Arkansas $96,190 $135,950 NA $145,640
California $87,810 $167,220 NA $163,570
Colorado $123,700 $167,740 NA $171,920
Connecticut $128,010 $168,560 NA $186,500
Florida $94,350 $137,190 $177,740 $135,910
Georgia $96,970 $135,410 $180,540 $135,560
Idaho $125,540 $145,400 NA $168,230
Illinois $120,560 $154,810 NA $154,910
Indiana $104,120 $166,820 NA $171,360
Iowa $115,730 $153,850 NA $161,770
Kansas $101,610 $134,020 $151,750 $128,810
Kentucky $103,000 $139,670 $181,390 $138,900
Louisiana $98,810 $142,970 NA $144,980
Maine $123,370 $159,570 NA $159,250
Maryland $114,580 $184,330 NA $196,690
Massachusetts $37,190 $151,570 $186,850 $137,880
Michigan $136,410 $169,700 NA $167,920
Minnesota $126,260 $157,880 NA $161,180
Mississippi $48,450 $149,170 NA $145,220
Missouri $106,070 $145,550 NA $152,610
Montana $32,440 $138,610 NA $127,290
Nebraska $81,990 $138,950 $186,200 $137,980
Nevada $134,190 NA NA $221,240
New Mexico $67,130 $118,090 $153,360 $120,640
New York $126,530 $163,410 NA $168,150
North Carolina $107,990 $147,850 NA $158,840
North Dakota $133,530 $170,110 NA $171,630
Ohio $117,620 $141,910 $186,470 $146,770
Oklahoma $56,710 $165,840 NA $151,250
Oregon $99,910 $151,650 NA $157,070
Pennsylvania $123,170 $160,460 NA $173,580
South Carolina $111,240 $152,240 NA $159,430
South Dakota $130,900 $165,460 NA $165,120
Tennessee $107,250 $136,630 NA $145,020
Texas $72,530 $154,940 NA $162,090
Utah $65,260 $124,100 NA $144,080
Vermont $103,620 $143,010 NA $147,410
Virginia $85,700 $157,040 NA $166,330
Washington $72,780 $165,330 NA $165,490
West Virginia $131,080 $164,560 NA $168,230
Wisconsin $97,690 NA NA $200,350
Wyoming $87,090 $185,730 NA $197,310