Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for an Anesthesiologist is $300,756
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Anesthesiologists?
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 $255,303 based on 92 salaries. An early career Anesthesiologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $289,073 based on 341 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Anesthesiologists Do?
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 …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.