We surveyed 198 anesthesiologists to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical anesthesiologist. Here are the results.

How much intelligence is required as an anesthesiologist?

Low

High

Working as an anesthesiologist typically requires higher levels of intelligence when compared with the average career. This means that anesthesiologists are required to actively learn new things related to their discipline and solve complex problems.

Can I learn to become an anesthesiologist?

Intrinsic Talent

Acquired Talent

A career as an anesthesiologist typically depends predominantly on qualities you can gain through experience, with a small aspect of skills you are born with.

Is it easy to get a job as an anesthesiologist?

Easy

Hard

It’s typically quite difficult to find a job as an anesthesiologist. If you’re curious about the numbers, check out the job market for anesthesiologists.