Anaesthetist Salary

The average salary for a Anaesthetist in the UK is:


Job profile for a Anaesthetist

Anaesthetists are doctors who makes surgery possible, either by providing sleep (general anaesthesia) or numbing the site of the operation (regional anaesthesia) or a combination of both. In addition to this, they provide specialist skills for the sickest patients in the hospital, as they run the Intensive Care unit, and are experts in the treatment of pain. 40% of hospital patients will need the services of an anaesthetist at some point during their stay, often in a life-threatening emergency, even though they barely remember them being there at all ...

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Anaesthetist Salary Comparison

In 2008, the average salary for this job was £81,667.

The average salary in 2009 was £100,000, based on 2 respondents (a difference of 22% from the 2008 figure.

The average salary in 2010 was £96,461, based on 2 respondents (a difference of -4% from the 2009 figure.

The average salary in 2011 was £59,214, based on 7 respondents (a difference of -39% from the 2010 figure.

The average salary in 2012 was £105,000, based on 2 respondents (a difference of 77% from the 2011 figure.

The median salary for a Anaesthetist based on all salary survey responses is: £60,000

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About the Salary Survey Data in this survey is based on over 368,000 individual salary records. The date period for which job information was gathered varies, but is usually between 2008 - 2012. For precise date related information, custom reports may be ordered with greater granularity. Working 8 hours a day, 250 days of the year, the data suggests the hourly rate for Anaesthetist is £36.93.

Assorted Anaesthetist Salary Information

£78,500East of England26-December-13
£78,500East of England26-December-13
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Anaesthetist Salary By UK Region

These figures use non-job specific statistical weighting from our salary data pool and also include for comparison the salaries for a Anaesthetist job in US Dollars based on a recent exchante rate (last rate update 02/05/2013 with a pound to dollar exchange rate 1.56) for comparisons for our international visitors
Salary US Dollars Region
£64991 $101385.96 North West
£80500 $125580 London
£59083 $92169.48 Yorkshire and North East
£64253 $100234.68 South West
£76069 $118667.64 South East
£62776 $97930.56 Scotland
£66468 $103690.08 Northern Ireland
£62037 $96777.72 Wales
£68684 $107147.04 Midlands
£61298 $95624.88 East of England

With regard to age and impact on salary for a Anaesthetist, a statistical average weighting (that is based on how salary varies by age and not for a specific job which may vary considerably) suggests these figures: £55,390 for a worker in their 20s, £72,376 (30s), £85,670 (40s) and £85,670 (50s).
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The average salary figure above for a Anaesthetist is considered highly likely to be representative of the UK market average due to the high number of respondents who had this exact job title.

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