Physician / Doctor, Anesthetist Salary

Anesthetists enjoy a hefty income, with average pay passing six figures ($202K) annually in the United States. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 83 percent of Anesthetists are male. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a little over a half earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$49,550 - $311,312
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$200K
$310K
MEDIAN: $201,929
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$0$311K
Salary $49,550 - $311,312
Bonus $15,000
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$49,227 - $310,110
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 67
Hourly Data $0$116
Hourly Rate $55.00
Overtime $71.00
Annual Data $0$310K
Bonus $15,000
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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$49,227 - $310,110
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

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Job Description for Physician / Doctor, Anesthetist

An anesthetist is a physician who plays a crucial role in patient care and surgery. They work as part of the surgical team to ensure that proper levels of general or local anesthetic are properly delivered, as well as monitor the effects of the anesthetic on the patient throughout the procedure. While in many common surgical situations, a trained nurse anesthetist is utilized in a similar role, doctors trained in the specialty are generally sought for more complex and delicate operations, particularly those involving the central nervous system and other vital organs.

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Pay by Experience Level for Physician / Doctor, Anesthetist

Pay by Experience for a Physician / Doctor, Anesthetist has a negative trend. An entry-level Physician / Doctor, Anesthetist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $206,000 based on 41 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Physician / Doctor, Anesthetist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $226,000 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Physician / Doctor, Anesthetist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $250,000 based on 22 salaries. A Physician / Doctor, Anesthetist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $200,000 based on 12 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $200,955

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Anesthetists in Chicago take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 29 percent less than the national average.

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Key Stats for Physician / Doctor, Anesthetist

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Physician / Doctor, Anesthetist Salaries

Experienced
▲24%

Mid-Career
▲12%

Entry-Level
▲2%

Late-Career
▼0%

National Average
$201,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
no benefits
None: 13%
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