Average Nurse Anesthetist Salary in Iowa

Nurse anesthetists in Iowa earn an average of $207,240 per year (or $99.64 per hour).

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2% higher than the national average
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Iowa nurse anesthetists earn 2% higher than the national average salary for CRNAs, at $202,470 (or $97.34 per hour).

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Nurse anesthetist salary range in Iowa

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Median $201,660 $96
25th Percentile $169,000 $81

Cost-of-living adjusted nurse anesthetist salary in Iowa

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Iowa CRNAs earn about $227,736 per year. Cost-of-living in Iowa is 9% lower than the national average, meaning they face lower prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Iowa for nurse anesthetists

Council Bluffs, IA $232,260 per year
Davenport, IA $227,900 per year
Des Moines, IA $217,450 per year
Sioux City, IA $179,040 per year

Iowa nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where nurse anesthetists are paid the highest is Council Bluffs, where the average CRNAs salary is $232,260 and 230 nurse anesthetists are currently employed. The Davenport area comes in second, with a $227,900 average CRNA salary and 50 nurse anesthetists employed.

How much do similar professions get paid in Iowa?

Nurse Practitioner $121,370 per year
Nurse Midwife $102,830 per year
Physical Therapist $83,860 per year
Dental Hygienist $76,010 per year
Registered Nurse $64,990 per year
Licensed Practical Nurse $48,010 per year
Pharmacy Technician $35,660 per year

At a $207,240 average annual salary, CRNAs in Iowa tend to earn more than nurse practitioners ($121,370), nurse midwives ($102,830), physical therapists ($83,860), dental hygienists ($76,010), registered nurses ($64,990), licensed practical nurses ($48,010), and pharmacy technicians ($35,660).

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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