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Nurse Anesthetists Salary Information in California

The average annual and hourly salaries for nurse anesthetists in the state of California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of nurse anesthetists among California cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Nurse Anesthetists in California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$141,650
25th Percentile Wage
$172,970
50th Percentile Wage
$198,780
75th Percentile Wage
$184,530
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for nurse anesthetists in California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $184,530. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $198,780. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $141,650.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$68.09
25th Percentile Wage
$83.16
50th Percentile Wage
$95.57
75th Percentile Wage
$88.72
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for nurse anesthetists in California in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 75th percentile wage is $88.72. The median hourly salary is $95.57. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $68.09.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of nurse anesthetists from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth4-Year Growth
2016198,78013.84%18.48%
2014171,2602.36%-
2013167,2203.09%-
2012162,050--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Nurse Anesthetists in California Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of nurse anesthetists in some California cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of nurse anesthetists in state of California ranges from $173,050 to $205,710. The highest paying area for nurse anesthetists in California is San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City with a median annual salary of $205,710. The second highest paying city/area in California State is San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont (mean annual salary $205,690). The lowest paying area is Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana with a median annual salary of $173,050.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$205,710
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$205,690
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$201,690
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$185,260
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$173,540
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$173,390
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$173,050


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