Average Anesthesiologist Salary

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The average salary for an Anesthesiologist is $292,306.
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$127k - $410k
$999 - $92k
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$5k - $284k
$2 - $18k
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$116k - $428k

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Job Description for Anesthesiologist

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.

Job Satisfaction for Anesthesiologist

4.4 out of 5
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Popular Employer Salaries for Anesthesiologist

The top respondents for the job title Anesthesiologist are from the companies Kaiser Permanente, MEDNAX and Sheridan Healthcare Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Teamhealth, Inc. where the average pay is $402,500. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Kaiser Permanente, earning around $354,930. Sheridan Healthcare Inc. pays the lowest at around $320,000. The Veterans Administration (United States) also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $335,422.

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Popular Skills for Anesthesiologist

Skills in Anesthesia, Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Recovery / Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Pain Management.

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 $246,663 based on 116 salaries. An early career Anesthesiologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $260,048 based on 513 salaries. A mid-career Anesthesiologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $297,111 based on 301 salaries. An experienced Anesthesiologist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $308,767 based on 316 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $316,507.
Employees with Anesthesiologist in their job title in Dallas, Texas earn an average of 3.1% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (11.8% less), Houston, Texas (11.4% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (10.0% less).

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