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Nurse Anesthetist Salary

The average pay for a Nurse Anesthetist is $132,877 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
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$89,275 - $174,950
(Median)
$89K
$130K
$170K
MEDIAN: $132,877
10%
50%
90%

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$29.94 - $93.64
(Median)
$30
$69
$94
MEDIAN: $68.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$89,275 - $174,950  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,171  
Profit Sharing
$7,122 - $17,687  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$82,528 - $186,353  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 308
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$29.94 - $93.64  
   
Overtime
$73.97 - $129.28  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,171  
   
Profit Sharing
$7,122 - $17,687  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$82,528 - $186,353  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 79

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Job Description for Nurse Anesthetist

A nurse anesthetist has many different responsibilities in a medical setting, but their main duty is to help prepare and administer anesthetics to patients for surgery and other procedures. They are also responsible for choosing what anesthetic agents will be used on the patients based on physical and psychological factors, monitor patients in the operating room to maintain the proper level of anesthetics and prevent injuries, and help train and assist students to ensure they are properly trained. This is generally a full-time position that takes place in a health care facility such as a hospital or surgery center. Exposure to bodily fluids and communicable diseases may occur in this environment, although sanitary and safety procedures can help mitigate exposure.

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Nurse Anesthetist Tasks

  • Oversee patient postoperative and recovery.
  • Monitor levels of anesthesia intraoperatively and adjust accordingly.
  • Administer anesthesia for patients prior to surgery or delivery.
  • Perform a physical assessment of patient.

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Pay by Experience Level for Nurse Anesthetist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Nurse Anesthetist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$136,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 12%