Anesthesia Technician Salary

The average pay for an Anesthesia Technician is $16.32 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
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$28,106 - $59,114
$28K
$37K
$59K
MEDIAN: $36,737
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$11.78 - $24.47
$12
$16
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MEDIAN: $16.32
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$28,106 - $59,114  
   
Bonus
$202.73 - $9,863  
Profit Sharing
$500  
Total Pay (?
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$25,400 - $53,702  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 51
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.78 - $24.47  
   
Overtime
$15.75 - $34.92  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$202.73 - $9,863  
   
Profit Sharing
$500  
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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$25,400 - $53,702  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 461

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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Anesthesia Technician

Pay by Experience for an Anesthesia Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Anesthesia Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 283 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Anesthesia Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 132 salaries. An experienced Anesthesia Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 127 salaries. An Anesthesia Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 46 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $35,026

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Anesthesia Technician Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Anesthesia Technician?

Anesthesia Technician in Huntsville:
"It is a fast paced job that requires focus."
Pros: It is extremely educational and I learn something new everyday.
Cons: The management is extremely unorganized and the people who have been working there for longer than 5 years and get away with more (being late, leaving early, not following regulations) and do much less work than any of us new people.

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Key Stats for Anesthesia Technician

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 57 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Anesthesia Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲21%

▲20%

▲10%

National Average
$35,000

▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 57 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 14%