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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Nurse Anesthetists Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$107,960
25th Percentile Wage
$137,800
50th Percentile Wage
$160,270
75th Percentile Wage
$189,880
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 $189,880. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $160,270. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $107,960. It is noted that in the United States, the annual salary of the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is almost 75% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of nurse anesthetists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016160,2701.95%7.56%
2015157,1402.14%-
2014153,7801.75%-
2013151,0901.94%-
2012148,160--

Table 2. Nurse Anesthetists Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of nurse anesthetists in 4 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 health care and social assistance sector with an annual salary $160,490. The lowest paying sector is the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector (annual salary $147,690).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Health Care and Social Assistance
$160,490
Educational Services
$149,950
Wholesale Trade
$148,110
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$147,690

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 $56,910 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 $56,910. 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
$198,780
Wisconsin
$186,470
Michigan
$186,240
New Jersey
$185,970
Washington
$183,740
North Dakota
$183,310
South Dakota
$181,270
Nebraska
$181,130
Minnesota
$179,370
Oregon
$179,230
New Mexico
$179,040
Iowa
$175,380
Delaware
$171,560
Connecticut
$170,820
Kentucky
$170,480
South Carolina
$165,640
Oklahoma
$165,510
Virginia
$164,910
Massachusetts
$164,420
Montana
$164,110
Mississippi
$162,620
District of Columbia
$161,650
West Virginia
$161,050
Nevada
$160,270
New York
$160,220
North Carolina
$159,830
Pennsylvania
$155,350
Texas
$154,850
Missouri
$153,940
Alabama
$153,890
Colorado
$153,880
Utah
$153,370
Maine
$152,780
New Hampshire
$152,570
Arkansas
$151,480
Vermont
$151,220
Kansas
$149,330
Ohio
$148,580
Idaho
$148,000
Florida
$147,410
Indiana
$146,380
Louisiana
$143,130
Illinois
$141,570
Tennessee
$141,150
Maryland
$138,670
Georgia
$138,610
Arizona
$100,770
Puerto Rico
$56,910


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