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Nurse Anesthetists

Administer anesthesia, monitor a patient's vital signs, and oversee their recovery after surgery.

Quick Facts


Well above the statewide median
$90.16 / hour    Read more about wages


Well above statewide average
Growth rate:  16%    Read more about outlook


Graduate degree (any type) is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Administer anesthetics or sedatives to control pain.
  • Administer basic health care or medical treatments.
  • Administer blood or other fluids intravenously.
  • Administer intravenous medications.
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Job Title Examples:

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist
Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice

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