(Last Updated On: March 15, 2020)
An anesthesiologist is a doctor who gives a patient medication so that they do not feel pain when they are undergoing surgery through general anesthesia, sedation, regional anesthesia etc. They are also responsible for the patient’s overall care through reversing the effects of the anesthesia and continue to evaluate the patient. Here is a list of countries with the highest earning anesthesiologists:
Salary – US$574,000
An experienced anesthesiologist based in Switzerland is able to earn an annual salary of CHF546,000. This is according to data published by the Swiss government.
2. United States
Salary – US$392,000
According to a study conducted by Medscape on anesthesiologists who provided salary information, hours worked, time spent seeing patients etc they earn on annual average salary of $392,000. However, since it is a call job they can earn a much higher amount based on how many calls they take.
Salary – US$360,000
Practice owners in Germany usually generate an average of 320,000 euros per year.
Salary – US$306,500
A French anesthesiologist is able to get an annual net fees of €275,000 based on data provided by unasa.
Salary – US$270,000
Based on a study conducted by the Canadian Medical Association, anesthesiologists earn an average gross fee of C$370,000 a year working an average of 55 hours a week and 80 hours a month doing on call services.
Salary – US$150,000
A Dutch anesthesiologist is able to earn between €6,000 – €11,000 a month which adds up to €72,000 a year – €132,000 a year.
7. United Kingdom
Salary – US$132,000
A consultant in the UK has a starting salary of £79,860 per annum and this rises to £107,668 once they achieve over 19 years of work experience. Aside from their salary, they can also get extra earnings through clinical excellence awards which range from £3,016 and £77,320.