Operating Room Aide Salary (United States)

An Operating Room Aide earns an average wage of $12.40 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
Operating Room Aide Salary (?
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$20,273 - $49,316
(Median)
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49K
MEDIAN: $33,547
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Operating Room Aide Salary (?
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$10.02 - $17.10
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$20,273 - $49,316  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $301.34  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$21,001 - $38,170  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 11
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.02 - $17.10  
   
Overtime
$14.85 - $26.43  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $301.34  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$21,001 - $38,170  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 77
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Job Description for Operating Room Aide

  • Check patients' pulse, temperature and respiration.
  • Provide patients with help moving in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs or automobiles, and with dressing and grooming.
  • Maintain records of patient care, progress, or problems to report and discuss observations with supervisor or case manager.
  • Change bed linens, wash and iron patients' laundry, and clean patients' quarters.
  • Entertain, converse with, or read aloud to patients to keep them mentally healthy and alert.

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Experience Affects Operating Room Aide Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 6%
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
National Average
$27,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
55%
female alumni
 
Male
45%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 10%
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