Career Description

An Anesthesiologist job is to consult physicians and surgeons about treatment and anesthesia that are needed for a patients before, after or during a surgical procedure. Anesthesia is the loss of ability to feel pain because of a drug or another medical treatment. Anesthesiologists may work in hospital operating rooms, outpatient surgery facilities, private practices, academic medical centers, and the military.

Salary and Projected Outlook 2020


The average salary for Anesthesiologists ranges from 140,000 to 200,000. Some salaries go beyond 200,000. It all depends and what type of degree you have, and how many years you have worked.

Projected Outlook 2020

Jobs for Anesthesiologists are expected to grow at a faster-than-average rate during the middle ages of the next decade (2020). There will be a shortage of Anesthesiologists, and that will insure growth in the industry with more job openings.

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