Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) is $160,000
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)s?
A mid-career Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $140,000 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $150,000 based on 9 salaries.
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