There are currently an estimated 106,200 anesthesiologist assistants in the United States. The anesthesiologist assistant job market is expected to grow by 37.4% between 2016 and 2026.

How employable are anesthesiologist assistants?

CareerExplorer rates anesthesiologist assistants with a B+ employability rating, meaning this career should provide good employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 43,200 anesthesiologist assistants. That number is based on 39,700 additional anesthesiologist assistants, and the retirement of 3,500 existing anesthesiologist assistants.

What’s the supply of anesthesiologist assistants?

The anesthesiologist assistant industry is concentrated in New York, California, Texas

Anesthesiologist Assistant job market by state

State Name Employed Anesthesiologist Assistants
New York 12,150
California 11,110
Texas 7,150
Pennsylvania 6,080
Florida 5,740
Michigan 4,780
North Carolina 4,510
Georgia 3,900
Colorado 3,180
Ohio 3,050
Massachusetts 3,050
Maryland 3,010
Illinois 2,720
Virginia 2,600
Arizona 2,340
Washington 2,310
New Jersey 2,300
Minnesota 2,100
Wisconsin 1,920
Connecticut 1,910
Tennessee 1,610
South Carolina 1,330
Indiana 1,300
Oklahoma 1,240
Oregon 1,230
Utah 1,180
Nebraska 1,170
Iowa 1,030
Missouri 990
Kansas 970
Kentucky 960
Louisiana 910
Maine 790
Alabama 720
New Hampshire 710
New Mexico 670
West Virginia 660
South Dakota 590
Montana 570
Nevada 570
Idaho 540
Alaska 510
Arkansas 500
District of Columbia 500
Delaware 470
Hawaii 330
North Dakota 290
Mississippi 250
Vermont 240
Rhode Island 240
Wyoming 220
Puerto Rico 50