Average Nurse Anesthetist Salary in Tennessee

Nurse anesthetists in Tennessee earn an average of $176,020 per year (or $84.62 per hour).

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13% lower than the national average
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Tennessee nurse anesthetists earn 13% lower than the national average salary for CRNAs, at $202,470 (or $97.34 per hour).

Nurse anesthetist salary range in Tennessee

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Median $168,450 $80
25th Percentile $161,790 $77

Cost-of-living adjusted nurse anesthetist salary in Tennessee

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Tennessee CRNAs earn about $190,911 per year. Cost-of-living in Tennessee is 7% lower than the national average, meaning they face lower prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Tennessee for nurse anesthetists

Knoxville, TN $186,530 per year
Jackson, TN $185,360 per year
Murfreesboro, TN $177,470 per year
Memphis, TN $173,130 per year
Kingsport, TN $168,040 per year
Chattanooga, TN $157,990 per year

Tennessee nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where nurse anesthetists are paid the highest is Knoxville, where the average CRNAs salary is $186,530 and 460 nurse anesthetists are currently employed. The Jackson area comes in second, with a $185,360 average CRNA salary and 130 nurse anesthetists employed.

How much do similar professions get paid in Tennessee?

Nurse Practitioner $99,370 per year
Nurse Midwife $99,250 per year
Physical Therapist $89,960 per year
Dental Hygienist $68,770 per year
Registered Nurse $66,680 per year
Licensed Practical Nurse $43,620 per year
Pharmacy Technician $34,850 per year

At a $176,020 average annual salary, CRNAs in Tennessee tend to earn more than nurse practitioners ($99,370), nurse midwives ($99,250), physical therapists ($89,960), dental hygienists ($68,770), registered nurses ($66,680), licensed practical nurses ($43,620), and pharmacy technicians ($34,850).

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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