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Anesthesia Technician Salary

An Anesthesia Technician earns an average wage of $15.12 per hour. A skill in Anesthesia is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
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$27,339 - $56,765
(Median)
$27K
$36K
$57K
MEDIAN: $35,879
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90%

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$11.12 - $23.32
(Median)
$11
$15
$23
MEDIAN: $15.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$27,339 - $56,765  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,001  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$24,251 - $51,054  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 52
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.12 - $23.32  
   
Overtime
$14.60 - $32.59  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,001  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$24,251 - $51,054  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 389
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Job Description for Anesthesia Technician

The proper administration of anesthesia is a key part of a safe operating room or clinical facility. While much of the responsibility for this falls to an anesthesiologist, the role of an anesthesia technician is also of great importance. The technician assists the anesthesiologist by performing duties before, during, and after surgical procedures.

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Anesthesia Technician Tasks

  • Operate and monitor anesthesia equipment, supplies, and machines during procedures.
  • Prepare anesthesia for patients.
  • Assemble, clean, disinfect, and stock anesthesia equipment.

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Pay by Experience Level for Anesthesia Technician

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Anesthesia Technician Advice

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Anesthesia Technician in Vancouver:
"What Are The Limitations Of The Current Team."
A successful anesthesia technician will learn to adapt in the face of adversity and excel when the pressure is on. It is our job to anticipate any unforeseen events and have more than one plan to take corrective action. Teamwork is paramount in executing our work and everyone is important in our line of work.

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Experience Affects Anesthesia Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%

Experienced
up arrow 25%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$33,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 66 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 10%
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