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Administer anesthesia during surgery or other procedures.

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Well above the statewide median
>$80.00 / hour    Read more about wages


Growth rate:  15.4%    Read more about outlook


Graduate degree (any type) is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Diagnose medical conditions.
  • Administer anesthetics or sedatives to control pain.
  • Implement advanced life support techniques.
  • Position patients for treatment or examination.
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Job Title Examples:

Medical Director
Medical Doctor (MD)
Staff Anesthesiologist

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