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Anesthesiologist Assistants

Overview

Anesthesiologist assistants work under the direction of anesthesiologists, who plan, perform, and maintain patients' anesthesia during surgical, obstetric, or other medical procedures. Anesthesiologist assistants take patients' histories, perform exams, and prepare patients for surgeries. They monitor patients' health and comfort throughout surgical procedures. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are approximately 104,050 physician assistants, including anesthesiologist assistants, employed in the United States.

Salary Range

$50,000 to $100,000+

Minimum Education Level

Bachelor's Degree

Certification/License

Recommended

Outlook

Faster than the Average
Personality Traits

Hands On

Helpful

Scientific

Career Ladder
Anesthesiologist

Certified Anesthesiologist Assistant

Anesthesiologist Assistant

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