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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average 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.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of nurse anesthetists from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
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|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Wholesale Trade|| |
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
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|
|North Dakota|| |
|New Jersey|| |
|South Dakota|| |
|New Mexico|| |
|West Virginia|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|New York|| |
|District of Columbia|| |
|New Hampshire|| |
|Puerto Rico|| |