The average salary for an Anesthesiologist is $292,306.
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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 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.
Pay Difference by Location
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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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