An Anesthesiologist earns an average salary of $269,428 per year. A skill in Obstetrical Anesthesia is associated with high pay for this job.

$103,911 - $399,260
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MEDIAN: $269,427
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$20.00 - $186.60
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MEDIAN: $102.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$140K$280K$420K
Salary
$103,911 - $399,260  
   
Bonus
$1,033 - $98,389  
Profit Sharing
$8,243 - $193,916  
Total Pay (?
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$101,774 - $406,278  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,108
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$90$180$270
Hourly Rate
$20.00 - $186.60  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.86  
Overtime
$26.43 - $258.56  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$180K$360K$540K
Bonus
$1,033 - $98,389  
   
Profit Sharing
$8,243 - $193,916  
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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$101,774 - $406,278  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 114
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Job Description for Anesthesiologist

Anesthesiologists play an important role in a variety of surgical procedures, as they are responsible for carefully administering general or local anesthetics to patients while monitoring them closely. When using general anesthetics, they must carefully watch all vital signs at all times and communicate this information to the surgeon; for localized anesthetics, they must maintain communication with patients and monitor their comfort levels throughout what are typically out-patient procedures.

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Anesthesiologist Tasks

  • Record type and amount of anesthesia administered, as well as any adverse reactions.
  • Confer with physicians or surgeons to determine post-procedure condition of patient.
  • Administer anesthetic during medical procedures, and monitor the patient to ensure correct dosage.

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Pay by Experience Level for Anesthesiologist

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $269,880

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Experience Affects Anesthesiologist Salaries




National Average
$270,000


Skills That Affect Anesthesiologist Salaries

Obstetrical Anesthesia
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National Average
$270,000

Critical Care
up arrow 3%

Pediatrics
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 50 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
medical benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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