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Top 10 Places for an Anesthesiologist to Live

Not sure where to live while you’re practicing medicine in the Anesthesiology field? Don’t worry, we’re here to make the process a little easier! We’ve put together a list of the top 10 states for you to live in while you’re practicing medicine. The list includes the average salary in each of the top 10 states, the differences between the national and state salaries, and the concentration, or location quotient, of the specialty in that state. We have also included a breakdown of different degrees held by Anesthesiologists.

Top 10 Places for an Anesthesiologist to Live

Note: The location quotient of each specialty is calculated by dividing the local concentration of the industry by the national concentration of the industry. If the location quotient is greater than 1, the industry makes up a larger share of that state’s employment than it does for the entire United States.

National Average: $321,359

North Dakota
Average Salary: $216,274
Location Quotient: 1.93
Salary Difference: -32.7%

Maine
Average Salary: $212,644
Location Quotient: 2.5
Salary Difference: -33.8%

Wisconsin
Average Salary: $204,800
Location Quotient: 2.01
Salary Difference: -36.3%

Vermont
Average Salary: $213,968
Location Quotient: 1.4
Salary Difference: -33.4%

Minnesota
Average Salary: $219,914
Location Quotient: 0.84
Salary Difference: -31.6%

New Hampshire
Average Salary: $205,425
Location Quotient: 1.44
Salary Difference: -36.1%

North Carolina
Average Salary: $200,339
Location Quotient: 1.64
Salary Difference: -37.7%

South Dakota
Average Salary: $205,503
Location Quotient: 0.84
Salary Difference: -36.1%

Nebraska
Average Salary: $204,558
Location Quotient: 0.89
Salary Difference: -36.3%

Wyoming
Average Salary: $208,883
Location Quotient: 0
Salary Difference: -35%

Below, you will find the breakdown of degrees held by Anesthesiologists across the United States.

Degree Percentage
Doctorate 34%
Bachelors 33%
Masters 6%
Associate 4%
Other Degrees 23%


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