Here are five statistics that offer insight into the work life of an anesthesiologist, using data from Medscape's "Anesthesiologist Compensation Report 2023."
$448,000: The average annual salary of anesthesiologists.
$68,000: The average bonus earned by anesthesiologists.
87 percent: The percentage of anesthesiologists who would choose anesthesiology again if given the opportunity to restart their careers.
9: The average number of hours anesthesiologists spend weekly working on paperwork/administrative tasks.
35 percent: The percentage of anesthesiologists who take on extra work to supplement their income.