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Nurse Anesthetists Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

The salary statistics of nurse anesthetists in the industry sector of health care and social assistance are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare nurse anesthetists salaries in different industries within the health care and social assistance sector.

Average Annual Salary of Nurse Anesthetists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$110,930
25th Percentile Wage
$140,500
50th Percentile Wage
$165,180
75th Percentile Wage
$195,930
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for nurse anesthetists in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) nurse anesthetists is $195,930. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $165,180. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid nurse anesthetists is $110,930.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of nurse anesthetists in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$165,180
2.84% 10.39%
2016
$160,490
1.96% -
2015
$157,350
2.18% -
2014
$153,920
1.87% -
2013
$151,040
2.01% -
2012
$148,010
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Compare Nurse Anesthetists Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of nurse anesthetists in 23 industries in the health care and social assistance sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for nurse anesthetists occupations is the specialty hospitals - state government owned industry with an annual salary $183,940. The lowest paying industry is the nursing and residential care facilities industry (annual salary $60,100). For detailed nurse anesthetists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Specialty hospitals - State government owned
$183,940
Outpatient Care Centers
$183,860
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$181,950
Hospitals - Privately owned
$181,730
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$181,600
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$181,450
Hospitals - Local government owned
$180,580
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$180,580
Hospitals - State government owned
$180,020
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$179,440
Offices of Dentists
$174,150
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$169,490
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$163,190
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$158,030
Offices of Physicians
$156,940
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners
$156,040
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$156,040
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$140,510
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$140,510
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$126,180
Home Health Care Services
$111,930
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
$60,100
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$60,100

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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