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Nurse Anesthetists in South Carolina

Want to work in South Carolina as a Nurse Anesthetist? Read this first!

14.8% Jobs Projection
$164,190 Median Salary
40 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Nurse Anesthetists Work in South Carolina?

In South Carolina, there were 930 people working as Nurse Anesthetists in the year 2018.

There were 820 Nurse Anesthetists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 110 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for South Carolina

Jobs for Nurse Anesthetists in this state are growing at a rate of 14.8% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 16.3%.


South Carolina Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 40 annual job openings, and 700 total jobs in 2026 for Nurse Anesthetists in this state.

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

What do Nurse Anesthetists Make in South Carolina?

In 2018 wages for Nurse Anesthetists ranged from $61,550 to $208,000 with $164,190 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $29.59 to $100. The median hourly rate was $78.94.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $80.46 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $1.52.

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


Top South 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
Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC 140 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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