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Nurse Anesthetists in North Carolina

Considering a career as a Nurse Anesthetist in North Carolina?

16.1% Jobs Projection
$169,300 Median Salary
170 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Nurse Anesthetists Work in North Carolina?

In North Carolina, there were 3,050 people working as Nurse Anesthetists in the year 2018.

There were 2,340 Nurse Anesthetists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 710 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

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

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Job Projections for North Carolina

Jobs for Nurse Anesthetists in this state are growing at a rate of 16.1% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 16.3%.

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North Carolina Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 170 annual job openings, and a total of 2,950 jobs for North Carolina Nurse Anesthetists in 2026.

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

What do Nurse Anesthetists Make in North Carolina?

In 2018 wages for Nurse Anesthetists ranged from $130,080 to $208,000 with $169,300 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $62.54 to $100. The median hourly rate was $81.39.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $79.83 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $1.56.

The median salary in North Carolina is higher than the nationwide median salary.

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Top North Carolina 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
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 800 $190,210
Asheville, NC 320 $149,380
Winston-Salem, NC 170 $179,680
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 160 n/a

Top States for Nurse Anesthetists Employment

View the list below to see 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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