Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) is $158,702
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)s?
An entry-level Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $143,863 based on 145 salaries. An early career Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $150,067 based on 435 …Read more
What Do Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)s Do?
A nurse anesthetist administers anesthesia to patients. The nurse works on a team, often alongside an anesthesiologist. Strong communication skills are important, in order to be able to communicate well with patients and other team members. The nurse should be professional yet compassionate, in order to explain procedures to patients and to help them stay at ease. Prior to administering any anesthesia, the nurse perform a patient evaluation to determine the type and quantity of anesthesia …Read more