Anesthesiology Salary in the United States

How much does the average job related to Anesthesiology make in the United States?


The average salary for someone in Anesthesiology in the United States is between $168,910 and $436,340 as of November 25, 2019. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on the actual Anesthesiology position you are looking for. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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$168,910
$436,340
$302,620

What is an Anesthesiology?

Anesthesiology is a medical specialty that manages the usage of sedatives and other drugs during surgical procedures to ensure the patient is free of discomfort and safe. Physician Anesthesiologists are licensed medical doctors and are trained to manage any complications that might occur during a surgical procedure. There are numerous specialties within Anesthesiology including pediatric, obstetrical, neurosurgical and pain management. There are also Nurse Anesthetists, which are advanced practice nurses who also administer anesthesia during procedures and care for patients from a nursing perspective.


Job Title Experience Education Avg. Salary  
Job TitleAnesthesiologist Experience EducationMD Avg. Salary$384,885  
100.00%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Examines patient to determine type of anesthetic needed and communicates findings to appropriate medical practitioner. Administers local, intravenous, or spinal anesthetic, records type and amount of More

Avg. Salary,  
Alternate Job Titles:
Physician - Anesthesiology
Physician - Anesthesiologist
Job TitleCertified Nurse Anesthetist Experience EducationMasters Avg. Salary$183,789  
47.75%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Prepares prescribed solutions and administers anesthetic following specified methods and procedures. Informs physician of patient's condition during anesthesia. Performs pre- and post-anesthesia patie More

Avg. Salary,  
Alternate Job Titles:
CRNA
Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
Job TitleCRNA Experience EducationMasters Avg. Salary$183,789  
47.75%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Prepares prescribed solutions and administers anesthetic following specified methods and procedures. Informs physician of patient's condition during anesthesia. Performs pre- and post-anesthesia patie More

Avg. Salary,  
Alternate Job Titles:
Certified Nurse Anesthetist
Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
Job TitleNurse Anesthetist (CRNA) Experience EducationMasters Avg. Salary$183,789  
47.75%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Prepares prescribed solutions and administers anesthetic following specified methods and procedures. Informs physician of patient's condition during anesthesia. Performs pre- and post-anesthesia patie More

Avg. Salary,  
Alternate Job Titles:
Certified Nurse Anesthetist
CRNA
Job TitlePhysician - Anesthesiologist Experience EducationMD Avg. Salary$384,885  
100.00%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Examines patient to determine type of anesthetic needed and communicates findings to appropriate medical practitioner. Administers local, intravenous, or spinal anesthetic, records type and amount of More

Avg. Salary,  
Alternate Job Titles:
Physician - Anesthesiology
Anesthesiologist

About Jobs Related to Anesthesiology

What degree or educational requirements are needed for a career in Anesthesiology?

A Physician Anesthesiologist is a medical doctor and requires a Bachelor's degree, a medical degree, and four years of postgraduate education. A Nurse Anesthetist must first become a registered nurse (RN), have at least one year of clinical nursing experience, and then complete a Master's degree program and advanced training in the anesthesiology specialty. Both positions require a license to practice and must also pass a national certification exam and be re-certified periodically.

Are Anesthesiology jobs in demand?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook (BLS), employment in Anesthesiology is projected to grow 15 to 16% from 2016 to 2016. Job opportunities in the Anesthesiology field are expected to be very strong as healthcare services continue to be in high demand.

What are some job titles related to Anesthesiology?

Nurse Anesthetist, Anesthesiologist

Where can I find more information about Anesthesiology?

Explore these training, certification, licensure, and professional development resources.

American Society of Anesthesiologists
American Osteopathic College of Anesthesiologists
American Board of Anesthesiology
Job Openings for Anesthesiology
Medical supervision of anesthesia required Benefits: * We negotiate better pay and deposit it weekly * We arrange complimentary housing and travel * We simplify the credentialing and privileging ...
CompHealth - 1 day ago
Barton Associates - ZANESVILLE , OH
A hospital in Ohio is looking for an anesthesiologist to provide locum tenens coverage for three months, beginning in February 2020, with a possibility for extension. Typically, the provider can ...
Barton Associates - 3 days ago
Barton Associates - JASPER , IN
A hospital in Indiana is looking for an anesthesiologist to provide locum tenens coverage for three months, beginning as soon as credentialed. Typically, the provider can expect to administer ...
Barton Associates - 4 days ago
Personally performed anesthesia services Benefits: * We negotiate better pay and deposit it weekly * We arrange complimentary housing and travel * We simplify the credentialing and privileging ...
CompHealth - 1 day ago
Catholic Health Initiatives - Tacoma , WA
Board Certification in Anesthesiology Additional Responsibilities: * Demonstrates a commitment to service, organization values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all ...
PracticeMatch - 4 days ago
Aya Locums - Brentwood , TN
Anesthesiology opportunity in Texas Outpatient Only No Call BE/BC At Aya Locums, we make locums easy with: Personalized Communication: Single points of contact, 24/7 recruiter access, agility with ...
LocumJobsOnline - 4 days ago