The average salary for an Anesthesiologist in Canada is C$203,168.
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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. …Read more
- 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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Popular Skills for Anesthesiologist
Skills in Obstetrical Anesthesia, Pain Management and Critical Care are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Anesthesia and Anesthesiology.
Pay by Experience Level for Anesthesiologist
An entry-level Anesthesiologist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$101,007 based on 7 salaries. An early career Anesthesiologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$184,865 based on 44 salaries. A mid-career Anesthesiologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$221,500 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Anesthesiologist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$254,356 based on 31 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$270,000.
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Employees with Anesthesiologist in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 50.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Edmonton, Alberta (46.4% more) and Vancouver, British Columbia (18.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Winnipeg, Manitoba (6.5% less), Ottawa, Ontario (1.6% less) and Toronto, Ontario (0.7% less).
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