Entry-Level Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) Salary

Entry-Level Certified Nurse Anesthetists can expect to earn a very generous salary, with average salaries (in the ballpark of $130K) surpassing six figures annually. With some bonuses approaching $13K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $33K, overall incomes of Entry-Level Certified Nurse Anesthetists spread between $89K and $181K depending on individual performance. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Certified Nurse Anesthetists is high. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Men working as Entry-Level Certified Nurse Anesthetists who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 51 percent. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$89,427 - $167,587
$89K
$130K
$170K
MEDIAN: $131,112
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$33.29 - $99.82
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$69
$100
MEDIAN: $69.44
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$0$180K
Salary $89,427 - $167,587
Bonus $1,003 - $15,050
Profit Sharing $1,009 - $30,100
Commission $8,000
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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$88,387 - $180,008
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 3 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,058
Hourly Data $0$121
Hourly Rate $33.29 - $99.82
Overtime $68.55 - $121
Annual Data $0$180K
Bonus $1,003 - $15,050
Commission $8,000
Profit Sharing $1,009 - $30,100
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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$88,387 - $180,008
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 3 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 246

Job Description for Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)

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 necessary. Prior health conditions should be considered.

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Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) Tasks

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

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Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) Advice

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Key Stats for Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 44 votes.
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
15%

Skills That Affect Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) Salaries

Obstetrical Anesthesia
▲8%

Obstetrics
▲8%

Pediatrics
▲7%

▲3%

National Average
$135,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 44 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 11%