The average salary for an Anesthesiologist in Chicago, Illinois is $261,162.
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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 Anesthesiology 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 and Anesthesia.
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 $200,636 based on 12 salaries. An early career Anesthesiologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $254,879 based on 13 salaries. A mid-career Anesthesiologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $252,826 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Anesthesiologist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $267,500 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $325,000.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Anesthesiologist in their job title in Dallas, Texas earn an average of 17.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (12.7% more) and New York, New York (12.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (5.7% less), San Francisco, California (2.8% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (0.8% less).
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