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Anaesthetist

Kairehu

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Anaesthetists administer different forms of anaesthetics to ensure patients pain free during and after surgical procedures.

Pay

Trainee anaesthetists usually earn

$112K-$166K per year

Experienced anaesthetists usually earn

$149K-$600K per year

Source: New Zealand District Health Boards, 'Senior Medical and Dental Officers Collective Agreement', 2016

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as an anaesthetist are good due to a shortage of workers.
An anaesthetist holds a gas mask over a patient while surgeons operate on the patient.

Anaesthetists make sure the patient feels no pain during surgery.

Last updated 11 January 2019