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1 Anesthesiologist – $267,020

Anesthesiologists are responsible for administering anesthesia. They also make sure that patients are safe during surgery by monitoring vital signs. Anesthesiologists are vital in managing pain and emotional distress for patients.


To become an anesthesiologist, you need to finish college, attend medical school (four years), take an internship (one year) and an anesthesia residency (three years). In addition, you may take an extra year of training in the form of a fellowship.