Wages & Outlook
Nationally, the average wage for anesthesiologists is $197,570 per year.
Wages vary by years of experience, area of the country, and hours worked. The doctor's skill, personality, and professional reputation also affect wages. Self-employed anesthesiologists generally earn more than those who are not self-employed.
Anesthesiologists usually receive benefits. Typical benefits include sick leave, paid vacation, health insurance, and a retirement plan. Anesthesiologists who are self-employed must provide their own insurance and retirement plan.
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In Minnesota, about 12,157 physicians and surgeons work in this medium-sized occupation. Anesthesiologists are part of this larger group.
About 12 percent of doctors are self-employed. Information about the percentage of self-employed anesthesiologists is not available.
- Doctors' offices
- Federal, state, and local government agencies
Much of the demand for anesthesiologists will be the result of a population that is both growing and aging. As the population grows, the number of surgical procedures will increase. In addition, elderly people are more likely than younger people to need surgery.
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