According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, anesthesiologists earned an average of $235,070 per year in 2013. Salaries vary depending on the type of medical facility and the state in which an anesthesiologist is employed.
Anesthesiologists who work in colleges earn the least. Their annual salary as of 2103 averages $128,000, while those who work in a doctor's office earn $244,780 on average.
An anesthesiologist is one of the highest-paying jobs in the United States. Their salary is based on an hourly wage. Some medical facilities require more hours than others. California and New York are among the highest-paying states for this profession.