Duties and Responsiblities

Anesthesiologist delivers anesthesia before a surgery and to care for patients being held in the intensive care unit

Average hours/ Working schedule

Weekly anesthesiologist work about 45 hours on average

Working location

The main place where Anesthesiologists work is a hospital

Salary/Wage Potential

The average salary for a medical specialist in 2010 was $356,885 a year

Education needed

To become an Anesthesiologist the least amount of schooling required is 4 years of undergraduate school, 4 years of medical school, and at least 3 years of residency. One school that offer the program University of Illinois

Job Outlook

The expected rates of growth for Anesthesiologist is 24% between 2010-2020

Skills required

To be able to remain composed under stressful situations and to be able to stand for long periods of time

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