An Anesthesiologist earns an average salary of $269,766 per year. A skill in Obstetrical Anesthesia is associated with high pay for this job.

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MEDIAN: $269,766
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$15.26 - $190.47
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$140K$280K$420K
Salary
$104,249 - $400,223  
   
Bonus
$1,024 - $97,162  
Profit Sharing
$8,170 - $153,658  
Total Pay (?
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$101,689 - $407,389  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,130
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$100$200$300
Hourly Rate
$15.26 - $190.47  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.22  
Overtime
$27.82 - $290.87  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$200K$400K$600K
Bonus
$1,024 - $97,162  
   
Profit Sharing
$8,170 - $153,658  
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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$101,689 - $407,389  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 109

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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

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

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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: $269,811

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Anesthesiologist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Anesthesiologist?

Anesthesiologist in Philadelphia:
"It's nice the hospital and people are great."
Pros: Everyone here is so great and really wonderful to be around. Everyone from the patients to attendees are just fantastic to be around. The cost of living her is great and good for my type of work.
Cons: On a hot summer day in Philly it smells like pee because of all the hobos. But that's really my only complaint. Although traffic can be ruff depending on the time of day.

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Key Stats for Anesthesiologist

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 51 votes.
036
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
17%
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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

Pediatrics
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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