Anesthesia Technician Salary
The Anesthesia Technician Salary differs from state to state, education level, and expertise gained and how well you can perform the job.
To become an Anesthesia Technician and start earning Anesthesia Tech Salary you can either obtain a one year certification, a two year associate degree or you can even learn by doing the job in practical field.
The average Anesthesia Technician Salary 2011 is $34,000 to $37,000 where as those who have just entered the field is paid less and those who have experience and education are earning more.
Following are details of maximum and minimum amount of hourly and yearly salary earned by Anesthesia Techs.
- Minimum Salary Hourly and yearly: The minimum amount of salary paid to a tech is $22,322 per year and $10.49/hourly. Bonuses offered to these techs are $0.37 and the overtime is $9.21/hourly.
- Maximum Salary Hourly and yearly: The maximum amount of salary paid to a tech is $46,808 per year and $19.63/hourly. Bonuses offered to these techs are $1,174 and the overtime is $30.30/hourly.
Required tenure to reach maximum salary – As stated earlier, if you are going to first obtain education for this field, you might have to spend 1 year to obtain certification and 2 years to obtain associate degree. But after this tenure the rate at which you excel is higher because in these educational programs you obtain most of the expertise required.
If you are taking the channel in which you do not obtain education and you straight away start working in the field, your progress is slower as you have to learn a lot and practice a lot to become an expert in the field.
Job conducted by a Anesthesia Technician:
The major duties of a Anesthesia Technician is to assist the Anesthesiologist in setting up equipment required to conduct the process. Their job even includes: ordering of stocks, equipment and supplies and making sure to sterilize and wash reusable equipments. They should have good amount of information of the requirements of the job.