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Nurse Anesthetists

Wages & Outlook


Typical Wages   This career pays well above the median wage.

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $111.03
Statewide median: $24.25


This is a very high-wage career. It pays well above the statewide median wage.

Wages for Nurse Anesthetists *

Area Low Median High
$86.97 $101.39 $113.41
$105.48 $111.03 $117.34
Central Minnesota
$105.91 $109.35 $116.93
Northeast Minnesota
$98.76 $113.26 $113.26
Northwest Minnesota
$106.05 $106.76 >$100
Southeast Minnesota
$103.83 $113.68 >$100
Southwest Minnesota
$103.06 $106.84 $116.34
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$105.60 $110.48 $112.28

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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In Minnesota, there are 2,460 workers employed in this small career.

Where do Nurse Anesthetists most often work?


Current Demand

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This career is currently in high demand.


Future Demand   This career is projected to grow much faster than average.

This career is seeing very high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 852 new Nurse Anesthetists to meet market demand between 2020-2030. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.


Employment Outlook for Nurse Anesthetists
Area Employment Employment Change
2020 2030 Number Percent
U S 44,200 49,800 5,600 12.6%
Minnesota 1,323 1,480 157 11.9%
Central Minnesota 109 121 12 11%
Northeast Minnesota 127 145 18 14.2%
Northwest Minnesota 82 92 10 12.2%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 762 853 91 11.9%

Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.


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