What Are The Training Requirements for Anesthesiologists?

Anesthesiologists need a doctoral or professional degree and internship/residency.

Degrees for Anesthesiologists
Typical education of Anesthesiologists
Percent
Less than High School 0.1
High School 0.1
Some College 0.0
Associates Degree 0.0
Bachelors Degree 0.9
Masters Degree 0.3
Doctorate or Professional Degree 98.6

What Is the Employment Outlook for Anesthesiologists?

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 7,000 more anesthesiologists but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 16,000 more.

This career includes 33,000 people in the United States.

How Much Do Anesthesiologists Make?

On average, anesthesiologists make $129.62 per hour or $269,600 per year in the United States.

What Is the Typical Hourly Income for Anesthesiologists?

Hourly income for Anesthesiologists in the United States compared with other, similar careers.
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Anesthesiologists $70.34 $0.00 $high $high $high
Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations $15.59 $21.80 $30.49 $43.83 $64.87
Health diagnosing and treating practitioners $23.60 $28.74 $37.49 $53.60 $84.62
Physicians and surgeons $29.75 $64.16 $0.00 $high $high
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

What Is the Typical Annual Salary for Anesthesiologists?

Annual salary for Anesthesiologists in the United States compared with other, similar careers.
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Anesthesiologists $146,310 $0 $high $high $high
Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations $32,430 $45,330 $63,420 $91,180 $134,930
Health diagnosing and treating practitioners $49,090 $59,780 $77,980 $111,480 $176,020
Physicians and surgeons $61,870 $133,450 $0 $high $high
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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