Physician / Doctor, Anesthetist Salary

Salaries for Anesthetists in the United States are generous, with average pay above six figures ($198K) per year. Location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$60,043 - $352,533
$60K
$240K
$350K
MEDIAN: $243,408
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50%
90%

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$15.00 - $117
$55
MEDIAN: $55.00
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$0$356K
Salary $60,043 - $352,533
Bonus $10,174
Profit Sharing $2,550
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$51,921 - $356,845
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 70
Hourly Data $0$116
Hourly Rate $55.00
Overtime $78.50
Annual Data $0$356K
Bonus $10,174
Profit Sharing $2,550
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$51,921 - $356,845
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

Job Description for Physician / Doctor, Anesthetist

An anesthetist is a physician who plays a crucial role in patient care and surgery. They work as part of the surgical team to ensure that proper levels of general or local anesthetic are properly delivered, as well as monitor the effects of the anesthetic on the patient throughout the procedure. While in many common surgical situations, a trained nurse anesthetist is utilized in a similar role, doctors trained in the specialty are generally sought for more complex and delicate operations, particularly those involving the central nervous system and other vital organs.

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Pay by Experience Level for Physician / Doctor, Anesthetist

Pay by Experience for a Physician / Doctor, Anesthetist has a negative trend. An entry-level Physician / Doctor, Anesthetist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $206,000 based on 41 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Physician / Doctor, Anesthetist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $226,000 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Physician / Doctor, Anesthetist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $250,000 based on 22 salaries. A Physician / Doctor, Anesthetist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $200,000 based on 12 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $237,502

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Location does not play a huge part in determining pay, but Anesthetists in New York do earn slightly more than the national average. Location significantly influences compensation, with Chicago Anesthetists earning much less — 27 percent less — than the national average.

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Key Stats for Physician / Doctor, Anesthetist

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
23%

Experience Affects Physician / Doctor, Anesthetist Salaries

Experienced
▲5%

National Average
$238,000

Mid-Career
▼5%

Entry-Level
▼13%

Late-Career
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 7%