Nurse Anesthetist Salary in the US

$178,510
per year
per hour
$85.82
per hour
per year

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) - Average Salary & Hourly Pay

The average salary for a Nurse Anesthetist is $178,510 per year ($85.82 per hour), which is $125,020 (+234%) higher than the average salary in the US.
A CRNA can expect an average starting salary of $99,260. The highest salaries can exceed $241,700.
$99,260
Low
$178,510
Average salary
$241,700
High
$47.72
Low
$85.82
Average salary
$116.20
High

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) Salary Range

Low
$99,260
Average salary
$178,510
Experienced
$187,120
High
$241,700
Low
$47.72
Average salary
$85.82
Experienced
$89.96
High
$116.20
Among Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists in the US, Pediatric Nurse Anesthetists and CRNAs working for the U.S. Army tend to have the lowest salaries, while experienced Chief Nurse Anesthetists enjoy the highest salaries.

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Chief Nurse Anesthetist$205K/year
+15% 
Pediatric CRNA$159K/year
 -11%
Army CRNA$105K/year
 -41%

CRNA - Pay by Experience Level in the United States

An Entry Level Nurse Anesthetist with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average starting salary of $100,000 per year. A mid career CRNA with 4-9 years of experience earns an average salary of $172,000, while an experienced Nurse Anesthetist with 10-20 years of experience makes on average $187,000. Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists with more than 20 years of experience earn $200,000 per year on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Nurse Anesthetist

Late Career▲ +12%
Experienced▲ +5%
Average Salary$178,510/year
Mid Career▼ -4%
Entry Level▼ -44%

Gender Breakdown

Female
59%
Male
41%

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Nurse Anesthetist - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Nurse Anesthetist jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months and on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS.gov).
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Frequently asked questions about the salary of the Nurse Anesthetist

How much does a Nurse Anesthetist make in the US?
A Nurse Anesthetist in the US earns an average of $178,510 gross per year, which is about $85.82 gross per hour. Everything you need to know about the salary of the Nurse Anesthetist updated to 2022.
What is the starting salary for a Nurse Anesthetist in the US?
The starting salary of a Nurse Anesthetist in the US is around $99,260 gross per year. Pediatric Nurse Anesthetists and CRNAs working for the U.S. Army usually have a lower salary.
What is the highest salary for a Nurse Anesthetist in the US?
The highest salary of a Nurse Anesthetist in the US can reach and exceed $241,700 gross per year. Chief Nurse Anesthetists usually have the highest salaries.
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