Anesthesiologists Salary Information

The salary statistics of anesthesiologists are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of anesthesiologists within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The anesthesiologists annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey published by BLS in May 2013 [1].

Table 1. Anesthesiologists Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
No Data
25th Percentile Wage
No Data
10th Percentile Wage
$130,620

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for anesthesiologists. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $130,620.

Table 2. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2013 $0 ?%
2012 $0 ?%
2011 $0 ?%
2010 $0 -

Table 2 shows the salary trend for anesthesiologists from 2010 to 2013. We note that in 2013 the average salary is the same as that in 2012.

Table 3. Average Salary of Anesthesiologists vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Chiropractors
$65,300
Dentists
$151,300
General Dentists
$146,340
Prosthodontists
$91,260
Other Specialists Dentists
$163,450
Dietitians and Nutritionists
$55,920
Optometrists
$101,290

Table 4. Anesthesiologists Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of anesthesiologists in 1 major industry sectors are shown in Table 4.

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Educational Services
$72,510

Table 5. Median Annual Wage of Anesthesiologists by States

From the above tables we note that not only anesthesiologists salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of anesthesiologists in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $63,680 to $136,630. The highest paying state for anesthesiologists is Mississippi with a median annual salary of $136,630. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $63,680. For more salary information of anesthesiologists profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Mississippi
$136,630
Puerto Rico
$63,680


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