Anesthesiologist easily make $200,000 a year. They are one of the highest paid groups of doctors around.
They can add another $100,000 a year if they are set up to supervise Nurse Anesthetists. That way they can watch three rooms at once, can bill three cases at once Vs sitting on one stool in one room doing one case at a time.
If you want to check out some real numbers...go to the website below and click on anesthesiologist and show all jobs. then look at the dollar figures presented. www.gaswork.com