Training Requirements for Nurse Anesthetists

Nurse anesthetists need a master's degree.

Degrees for Nurse anesthetists
Percent
Less than High School 0.0
High School 0.0
Some College 0.0
Associates Degree 0.0
Bachelors Degree 14.4
Masters Degree 71.9
Doctorate or Professional Degree 13.7

Employment Outlook for Nurse Anesthetists

This represents about 38,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 7,000 more nurse anesthetists but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 16,000 more.

Typical Income for Nurse Anesthetists

Hourly Income

On average,nurse anesthetists make $78.86 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Nurse anesthetists $51.91 $66.25 $77.05 $91.29 $high
Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations $15.59 $21.80 $30.49 $43.83 $64.87
Health diagnosing and treating practitioners $23.60 $28.74 $37.49 $53.60 $84.62
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, nurse anesthetists make $164,030 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Nurse anesthetists $107,960 $137,800 $160,270 $189,880 $high
Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations $32,430 $45,330 $63,420 $91,180 $134,930
Health diagnosing and treating practitioners $49,090 $59,780 $77,980 $111,480 $176,020
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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