Entry-Level Anesthesiologist Salary (United States)

Entry-Level Anesthesiologists typically earn six-figure salaries ($249,320) annually, making for a very well-paid profession. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing—peaking near $51K and $49K, respectively—total cash payment can bottom out near $97,498 or peak near $349,828. Most people is this field find their work highly enjoyable. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Entry-Level Anesthesiologist Salary (?
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$97,498 - $349,828
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MEDIAN: $246,305
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Entry-Level Anesthesiologist Salary (?
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$19.87 - $152.76
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National Salary Data

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$0$130K$260K$390K
Salary
$97,498 - $349,828  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $50,768  
Profit Sharing
$1,957 - $49,323  
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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$96,988 - $363,591  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 510
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$90$180$270
Hourly Rate
$19.87 - $152.76  
   
Overtime
$19.65 - $247.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$180K$360K$540K
Bonus
$0.00 - $50,768  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,957 - $49,323  
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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$96,988 - $363,591  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 52
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Pay Difference By Location

Columbus
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Los Angeles
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National Average
$249,000
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Home to some of the best pay for Entry-Level Anesthesiologists, Columbus offers exceptional salaries, 27 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Anesthesiologists will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+6 percent). Entry-Level Anesthesiologists in Atlanta take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 49 percent less than the national average. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Houston (-10 percent) and Dallas (-6 percent).

Skills That Affect Entry-Level Anesthesiologist Salaries

Anesthesia
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pain management
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National Average
$249,000

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 66 votes.

Gender

Female
32%
female alumni
 
Male
68%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 11%
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