Nurse Anesthetists

8.3/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
2%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
11.8%
by 2031
WAGES
$195,610
or $94.04 hourly
VOLUME
43,950
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 2% (Totally Safe)

More information on what this score is, and how it is calculated
Qualities required for this occupation:
Assisting and Caring for Others
Social Perceptiveness
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions
Finger Dexterity
Manual Dexterity
Originality
Persuasion
Negotiation
Key
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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Nurse Anesthetists' job openings is expected to rise 11.8% by 2031
'Nurse Anesthetists' is expected to be a very fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

What are the median wages for 'Nurse Anesthetists' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Nurse Anesthetists' was $195,610, or $94.04 hourly
'Nurse Anesthetists' are paid 327.5% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as nurse anesthetists?

As of 2021 there were 43,950 people employed as Nurse Anesthetists within the United States.
This represents around 0.03% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 3 thousand people are employed as Nurse Anesthetists.

Job description

Administer anesthesia, monitor patient's vital signs, and oversee patient recovery from anesthesia. May assist anesthesiologists, surgeons, other physicians, or dentists. Must be registered nurses who have specialized graduate education.

SOC Code: 29-1151.00

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