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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
$108,000
25th Percentile Wage
$137,580
50th Percentile Wage
$160,490
75th Percentile Wage
$191,230
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 $191,230. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $160,490. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid nurse anesthetists is $108,000.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of nurse anesthetists in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016160,4901.96%7.78%
2015157,3502.18%-
2014153,9201.87%-
2013151,0402.01%-
2012148,010--

Compare Nurse Anesthetists Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of nurse anesthetists in 20 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 general medical and surgical hospitals - local government owned industry with an annual salary $177,150. The lowest paying industry is the nursing and residential care facilities industry (annual salary $61,610). For detailed nurse anesthetists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$177,150
Hospitals - Local government owned
$177,150
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$175,120
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$175,110
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$174,950
Hospitals - Privately owned
$174,920
Offices of Dentists
$174,150
Hospitals - State government owned
$171,470
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$170,990
Outpatient Care Centers
$170,680
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$170,370
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$167,080
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$154,860
Offices of Physicians
$154,290
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners
$151,280
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$151,210
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$140,510
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$140,510
Home Health Care Services
$111,930
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$61,610

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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