What Are The Training Requirements for Nurse Anesthetists?

Nurse anesthetists need a master's degree.

Degrees for Nurse anesthetists
Typical education of 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

What Is the Employment Outlook for Nurse Anesthetists?

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.

This career includes 38,000 people in the United States.

How Much Do Nurse Anesthetists Make?

On average, nurse anesthetists make $78.86 per hour or $164,030 per year in the United States.

What Is the Typical Hourly Income for Nurse Anesthetists?

Hourly income for Nurse anesthetists in the United States compared with other, similar careers.
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

What Is the Typical Annual Salary for Nurse Anesthetists?

Annual salary for Nurse anesthetists in the United States compared with other, similar careers.
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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