Salary for Anesthesiologist Assistants

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Also known as:  Anesthesiologist Assistant, Certified Physician's Assistant, Family Practice Physician Assistant, Orthopaedic Physician Assistant, Orthopedic Physician Assistant, Pediatric Physician Assistant, Radiology Practitioner Assistant, Surgical Physician Assistant helps find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations. Sign up in our career community today!

The role of an anesthesiologist assistant is to precalibrate and test anesthesia equipment, verify the avilability of gases, medications and other supplies, and to collect patient medical histories prior to the administration of anesthesia. These professionals may also control anesthesia levels during surgical and non-surgical procedures, provide airway management, and use knowledge of cardiopulmonary resuscitation, basic cardiac life support, advanced life support, pediatric advanced life support, and/or technology incoporated in this procedures during emergency situations. They are not physicians, but are required to complete specialized vocational training programs for these positions.

A Anesthesiologist Assistant will most likely earn wages that can range from $76,700 to $162,470 based on level of experience. can get a compensation of one hundred and sixteen thousand and eigthy dollars on an annual basis.

are paid most highly in Alaska, where they get an average salary rate of about $150,430. People with this job title have the most lucrative average salary level in Other Services (except Public Administration), where they can get an average job salary of $140,900.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 69.37 percent nationwide in that time.


Anesthesiologist Assistants tend to make the most in the following industries:

Other Services (except Public Administration)
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
Health Care and Social Assistance
Management of Companies and Enterprises
Public Administration

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Finance and Insurance
Educational Services
Retail Trade
Public Administration
Management of Companies and Enterprises
Health Care and Social Assistance
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