Anesthesia Technician Salary

An average Anesthesia Technician in the United States can expect to take home roughly $16.20 per hour. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Men working as Anesthesia Technicians who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 55 percent. The majority of Anesthesia Technicians claim high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Read More
$28,062 - $61,888
$28K
$38K
$62K
MEDIAN: $37,940
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$11.73 - $24.36
$12
$16
$24
MEDIAN: $16.20
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$28,062 - $61,888  
   
Bonus
$206.08 - $9,696  
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).
)
$25,312 - $53,651  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 52
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.73 - $24.36  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$16.03 - $35.23  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$206.08 - $9,696  
   
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).
)
$25,312 - $53,651  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 461

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Employers: Start Here »

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.

Read More...

Anesthesia Technician Tasks

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

Anesthesia Technician Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Pay by Experience Level for Anesthesia Technician

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


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. The average beginner in this position makes around $31K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $38K. Anesthesia Technicians bring in $42K after working for 10 to 20 years. Anesthesia Technicians with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are no higher than those with 10 to 20 years on the job.

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.

Related Job Salaries

Key Stats for Anesthesia Technician

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 54 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
9%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Experience Affects Anesthesia Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲22%

Experienced
▲21%

Mid-Career
▲9%

National Average
$35,000

▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 54 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 13%
ADVERTISEMENT