How Much Do Anesthesiologists Make in 2021 (including Starting Salary)

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2021 Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries


Anesthesiologists administer anesthetics prior to, during, or after surgery or other medical procedures.

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Table of contents
  1. Average salary
  2. Starting salary
  3. Salary rank
  4. Salary range
  5. Highest paying states
  6. Highest paying industries

Average salary

Annual salary
$271440 per year
Hourly wage
$130 per hour

Starting salary

Entry-level annual salary
$136,180 to $208,000+ per year
Entry-level hourly wage
$65 to $100+ per hour

Entry-level Anesthesiologists with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $136,180 to $208,000+ per year or $65 to $100+ per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.

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Salary rank

Salary rank

We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Anesthesiologists to all the other careers out there. So we created Salary Rank. We compared the salary of all careers then we gave them a rank of A, B, C, or D depending on where their average salary sit in comparison to other careers.

Salary range

Level Hourly Annual
Highest (Top 10%) $100+ $208,000+
Senior (Top 25%) $100+ $208,000+
Middle (Mid 50%) $100+ $208,000+
Junior (Bottom 25%) $100+ $208,000+
No experience (Bottom 10%) $65 $136,180

Highest paying states

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Highest paying industries

Salary by industry Annual Hourly
Offices of Physicians $283280 $136.19
Specialty Hospitals $278460 $133.87
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals $222580 $107.01
Offices of Other Health Practitioners $163310 $78.51
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools $95300 $45.82
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