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Nurse Anesthetists in Colorado

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

25.8% Jobs Projection
$175,710 Median Salary
20 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Nurse Anesthetists Work in Colorado?

In 2018, there were 340 Nurse Anesthetists working in the state.

There were 380 Nurse Anesthetists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 40 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Nurse Anesthetists in CO Employment Trend

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

Nurse Anesthetists in CO vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Colorado

Jobs for Nurse Anesthetists in this state are growing at a rate of 25.8% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 16.3%.

Job Projections for Nurse Anesthetists: Nation vs. CO

Colorado Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 20 annual Nurse Anesthetists job openings in Colorado, and 390 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 Colorado?

In 2018 wages for Nurse Anesthetists ranged from $131,620 to $208,000 with $175,710 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $63.28 to $100. The median hourly rate was $84.48.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $77.43 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $7.05.

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

Nurse Anesthetists Earnings: CO vs. National Average

Top Colorado 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
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 210 $181,850

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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