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Nurse anesthetist salary

How much do CRNAs make?

What is the salary for a CRNA?

LocumTenens.com conducted its Annual Compensation and Employment Survey in September of 2020. Survey respondents represent CRNAs who practice on a locum tenens basis as well as those with permanent salaries. Compensation results consist of only full-time, permanent employees and consider only annual salary and bonuses.

Average certified nurse anesthetist salary in 2019

$214,163

Historical salary data

How does this year's salary compare to other years?

The average CRNA salary has been steadily growing, with a 24% increase in pay since 2015.

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Survey Results 

Demographic insights by gender

In 2018 the field was split equally between male and female CRNAs, but in 2019 there were more males.

LocumTenens.com CRNA Salary Survey - Male Salary

Male

59%
9% decrease
LocumTenens.com CRNA Salary Survey - Female Salary

Female

41%
9% increase

Where do CRNAs work?

These are three of the top work settings for CRNAs.

CRNA Salary Survey - Hospital Employed

Hospital employed

72%
2% increase
CRNA Salary Survey - Clinic or Community Center

Outpatient Facility

10%
4% decrease
CRNA Salary Survey - Group practice

Group practice

7%
1% increase

How old are CRNAs?

The majority of CRNAs are considered Generation X (born between 1965 and 1980). 

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Respondent demographics

CRNAs who took this survey

By region

Years in practice

Employment status

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Methodology

Invitations for the survey were emailed to a database of more than 220,000 healthcare professionals in September 2020. Some recipients had been placed by LocumTenens.com, and some had not. There was a total of 2,080 respondents, both physicians and advanced practitioners, who were self-selected and spanned all 50 states.

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