What is the average annual salary for Certified Nurse Anesthetist?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Certified Nurse Anesthetist may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Certified Nurse Anesthetist in the United States.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Certified Nurse Anesthetist in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Certified Nurse Anesthetist in the United States is $162,411 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Accountant I in the United Sates are expected to make less than $162,411.
Prepares prescribed solutions and administers anesthetic following specified methods and procedures. Informs physician of patient's condition during anesthesia. Performs pre- and post-anesthesia patient visits and documents anesthesia notes on patient records. Requires a master's degree in nursing, at least two years of experience in an acute care nursing setting, and certification as a nurse anesthetist (CRNA). Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a manager.
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