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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: $90.93
Statewide median: $21.49


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

Wages for Nurse Anesthetists *

Area Low Median High
$71.94 $84.90 $98.96
$80.00 $90.93 >$100
Central Minnesota
$89.59 $96.59 >$100
Northeast Minnesota
$91.58 $100.88 >$100
Northwest Minnesota
$88.66 $99.82 >$100
Southeast Minnesota
$89.68 $96.97 >$100
Southwest Minnesota
$50.01 $92.43 >$100
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$75.92 $87.20 $98.95

* "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 1,900 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 1,187 new Nurse Anesthetists to meet market demand between 2016-2026. 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
2018 2028 Number Percent
U S 45,000 52,700 7,600 17%
Minnesota 2016 2026 Number Percent
Statewide 1,791 2,077 286 16%
Northeast Minnesota 89 104 15 16.9%
Southeast Minnesota 372 428 56 15.1%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 1,070 1,286 216 20.2%

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