Nurse Anesthetists Salary Information

The salary statistics of nurse anesthetists are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of nurse anesthetists within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The nurse anesthetists annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Nurse Anesthetists Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$110,520
25th Percentile Wage
$140,750
50th Percentile Wage
$165,120
75th Percentile Wage
$194,990
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for nurse anesthetists. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $194,990. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $165,120. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $110,520. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is almost 76% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of nurse anesthetists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$165,120
2.94% 10.27%
2016
$160,270
1.95% -
2015
$157,140
2.14% -
2014
$153,780
1.75% -
2013
$151,090
1.94% -
2012
$148,160
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Table 2. Nurse Anesthetists Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of nurse anesthetists in 6 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for nurse anesthetists occupations is the federal, state, and local government sector with an annual salary $170,810. The lowest paying sector is the professional, scientific, and technical services sector (annual salary $136,750).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Federal, State, and Local Government
$170,810
Health Care and Social Assistance
$165,180
Educational Services
$154,590
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$152,180
Wholesale Trade
$148,110
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$136,750

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Nurse Anesthetists by States

From the above tables we note that not only nurse anesthetists salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of nurse anesthetists in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $58,320 to $206,020. The highest paying state for nurse anesthetists is Wyoming with a median annual salary of $206,020. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $58,320. For more salary information of nurse anesthetists profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Wyoming
$206,020
California
$197,720
Hawaii
$191,330
Michigan
$189,950
North Dakota
$189,420
Wisconsin
$189,330
Iowa
$188,380
Washington
$188,110
Virginia
$187,420
New Jersey
$185,970
South Dakota
$185,680
Nebraska
$185,040
Oregon
$181,680
Alaska
$181,330
Massachusetts
$181,150
New Mexico
$180,970
Minnesota
$180,090
Illinois
$174,930
Kentucky
$172,750
West Virginia
$170,970
Connecticut
$167,470
South Carolina
$167,350
Delaware
$166,270
North Carolina
$166,040
New York
$164,700
Montana
$164,110
Alabama
$162,650
Mississippi
$162,010
Nevada
$161,830
District of Columbia
$161,650
Colorado
$161,050
Indiana
$160,400
Maryland
$159,160
Oklahoma
$158,330
Pennsylvania
$158,270
Texas
$157,570
New Hampshire
$156,950
Utah
$155,750
Kansas
$155,440
Maine
$154,840
Ohio
$151,270
Vermont
$151,220
Missouri
$149,970
Florida
$149,850
Idaho
$147,260
Arizona
$146,380
Louisiana
$146,380
Tennessee
$146,260
Arkansas
$145,610
Georgia
$145,530
Puerto Rico
$58,320



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