Average Nurse Anesthetist Salary in Colorado

Nurse anesthetists in Colorado earn an average of $173,820 per year (or $83.57 per hour).

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14% lower than the national average
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Colorado nurse anesthetists earn 14% lower than the national average salary for CRNAs, at $202,470 (or $97.34 per hour).

Nurse anesthetist salary range in Colorado

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
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75th Percentile N/A N/A
Median $164,830 $79
25th Percentile $153,140 $73

Cost-of-living adjusted nurse anesthetist salary in Colorado

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Colorado CRNAs earn about $168,921 per year. Cost-of-living in Colorado is 2% higher than the national average, meaning they face higher prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Colorado for nurse anesthetists

Colorado Springs, CO $174,630 per year
Aurora, CO $173,320 per year

Colorado nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where nurse anesthetists are paid the highest is Colorado Springs, where the average CRNAs salary is $174,630 and 0 nurse anesthetists are currently employed. The Aurora area comes in second, with a $173,320 average CRNA salary and 0 nurse anesthetists employed.

How much do similar professions get paid in Colorado?

Nurse Midwife $122,620 per year
Nurse Practitioner $112,580 per year
Physical Therapist $89,870 per year
Dental Hygienist $87,140 per year
Registered Nurse $80,670 per year
Licensed Practical Nurse $55,360 per year
Pharmacy Technician $40,550 per year

At a $173,820 average annual salary, CRNAs in Colorado tend to earn more than nurse midwives ($122,620), nurse practitioners ($112,580), physical therapists ($89,870), dental hygienists ($87,140), registered nurses ($80,670), licensed practical nurses ($55,360), and pharmacy technicians ($40,550).

More about nurse anesthetists

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) administer anesthesia (a mixture of medications that put you in a sleep-like state) before medical procedures while ensuring the comfort and safety of their patients. Given the delicate nature of their work, CRNAs must have extensive education and experience. Because of this, they are typically compensated at a higher rate than other types of nurses.

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Data sources: cost of living data