Nurse Anesthetist in Pennsylvania

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Schools Offering Nurse Antesthesiology Programs in Pennsylvania


Around 0.1% of Pennsylvania's graduates graduate from nurse antesthesiology degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 199 nurse anesthetists graduate from Pennsylvania's 10 nurse anesthetist schools.

Top Schools

University of Pennsylvania, which was ranked 4th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Pennsylvania that has a nurse anesthetist program. It is located in Philadelphia. 15 students graduated with a degree in nurse anesthetist from University of Pennsylvania in 2010. Tuition at University of Pennsylvania was $40,514 per year.

The second-ranked school in Pennsylvania that has a nurse anesthetist program is Drexel University. Drexel University, which was ranked 24th in the country in 2010, is located in Philadelphia. In 2010, Drexel University graduated 32 students from its nurse anesthetist program. Drexel University charged in-state students $33,000 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Pennsylvania with a nurse anesthetist program is Saint Joseph's University, which is located in Philadelphia. In 2010, it was ranked 30th nationwide. 17 students graduated with degree in nurse anesthetist from Saint Joseph's University in 2010. Students at Saint Joseph's University paid $35,230 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Pennsylvania's nurse anesthetist schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $28,406 per year, though tuition can range from $40,514 per year to $14,936 per year. In 2010, the nurse anesthetist schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Pennsylvania were:

  1. University of Pennsylvania - located in Philadelphia, students are charged $40,514 per year
  2. Villanova University - located in Villanova, students are charged $39,930 per year
  3. Saint Joseph's University - located in Philadelphia, students are charged $35,230 per year

The nurse anesthetist schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Pennsylvania were:

  1. University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus - located in Pittsburgh, students are charged $14,936 per year
  2. Gannon University - located in Erie, students are charged $24,582 per year
  3. Saint Vincent College - located in Latrobe, students are charged $27,635 per year

A nurse anesthetist degree from a Pennsylvania school... what next?

A large number of Pennsylvania nurse anesthetist graduates become nurse anesthetists. Pennsylvania had 680 nurse anesthetists in 2010. The largest populations of Pennsylvania nurse anesthetists are working in the following counties:

  1. Bucks County - 260 nurse anesthetists
  2. Allegheny County - 210 nurse anesthetists
  3. Warren County - 40 nurse anesthetists

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 1,200 nurse anesthetists will be working in Pennsylvania state. This would require the number of nurse anesthetists to grow by 7%.

Salary

A nurse anesthetist in Pennsylvania makes an average of $66,140 per year. However, Pennsylvania nurse anesthetists earned anywhere in the range from as less than $32,110 per year to more than $94,500 per year in 2010. The following counties in Pennsylvania have the highest average salaries for nurse anesthetists:

  1. Bucks County - $65,330 per year
  2. Allegheny County - $62,440 per year
  3. Warren County - $60,770 per year

The Pennsylvania counties with the lowest average salary for nurse anesthetists are:

  1. Warren County - $60,770 per year
  2. Allegheny County - $62,440 per year
  3. Bucks County - $65,330 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Pennsylvania statistics regarding a career in nurse antesthesiology and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as nurse practitioning or RN.

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  • Master's Degree in Nurse Antesthesiology in Pennsylvania

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Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other 680 $66,140 -53.4%
 

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