Career, Certificate and Degree Information

Career Information

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) predicts that employment of all health care technologists will increase by almost 20 percent through 2020. Salaries and benefits will vary based on geographic location, employer, level of training, and years of experience. For example, according to, Chicago is one of the six highest-paying markets for anesthesia technologists, with average pay of more than $36,000. Anesthesia technicians who work in the state of Illinois take home a basic annual salary that lies within the range of $28,914 - $49,919. The annual median salary falls around $37,996.

Certificate Information

College of DuPage offers a certificate in Anesthesia Technology for those that have a minimum of Associate's Degree.

Degree Information

College of DuPage offers an associate in applied science (A.A.S.) degree in Anesthesia Technology. Prior to registration, students should meet with a program advisor for course selection.

Contact Information

Register for a program Advising Session

Program Coordinator:
Kathy Cabai
Health & Science Center (HSC), Room 2202G, (630) 942-8328

Meet with a Health Program Advisor (must have a COD ID)
Academic Plans:

(630) 942-2259 or

Nursing & Health Sciences Division

Colleen Gonzalez - Program Support Specialist
Health & Science Center (HSC), Room 1218, (630) 942-2994

Pam Dinucci - Administrative Assistant
Health & Science Center (HSC), Room 1220, (630) 942-2902

Debbie Nosek - Administrative Assistant

Health & Science Center (HSC), Room 1220, Reception Desk, (630) 942-8331