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Nurse Anesthetists in Louisiana

Is Louisiana a good place for you to work as a Nurse Anesthetist?

9.1% Jobs Projection
$155,780 Median Salary
70 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Nurse Anesthetists in Louisiana are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Nurse Anesthetists in Louisiana is growing faster than average.

  • Nurse Anesthetists in Louisiana earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Nurse Anesthetists Work in Louisiana?

There were approximately 740 workers employed as Nurse Anesthetists in this state in 2018.

There were 680 Nurse Anesthetists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 60 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 685 Nurse Anesthetists working in it, which means Louisiana has more Nurse Anesthetists than average.


Job Projections for Louisiana

Jobs for Nurse Anesthetists in this state are growing at a rate of 9.1% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 16.3%.


Louisiana Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 70 annual Nurse Anesthetists job openings in Louisiana, and 1,320 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 2,800 annual jobs and 48,600 total jobs in 2026.

What do Nurse Anesthetists Make in Louisiana?

In 2018 wages for Nurse Anesthetists ranged from $125,470 to $206,630 with $155,780 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $60.32 to $99.34. The median hourly rate was $74.89.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $70.38 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $4.51.

The median salary in Louisiana is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Louisiana Metros for Nurse Anesthetists

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Nurse Anesthetists.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New Orleans-Metairie, LA 330 $153,240
Shreveport-Bossier City, LA 90 $166,500

Top States for Nurse Anesthetists Employment

The table below shows the states where most Nurse Anesthetists work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Texas 6,140 $159,670
North Carolina 3,050 $169,300
Ohio 2,500 $158,900
Michigan 2,250 $188,190
Tennessee 2,190 $150,780
Florida 2,180 $154,360
Minnesota 1,920 $184,330
New York 1,770 $177,100
Pennsylvania 1,700 $162,560
Illinois 1,510 $186,560
Alabama 1,240 $160,480
California 1,180 $197,640
Kentucky 1,160 $158,770
Missouri 1,110 $153,610
Georgia 990 $146,460
South Carolina 930 $164,190
Virginia 850 $187,640
Massachusetts 810 $182,550
Louisiana 740 $155,780
Washington 730 $186,000

Below are the states where Nurse Anesthetists get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Montana $208,000
California $197,640
Wisconsin $194,750
Iowa $193,490
North Dakota $190,880
Maryland $189,060
Hawaii $189,030
Michigan $188,190
Virginia $187,640
Nebraska $187,000


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