Operating Room Aide Salary

Operating Room Aides in the United States can expect wages of $12.71 per hour on average. Earnings sit near $10.06 per hour on the lower side but can approach $17.65 on the higher side. A large number enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to slightly more than half. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Operating Room Aides. Women Operating Room Aides who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$10.06 - $17.65
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$10.06 - $17.65  
   
Overtime
$4.86 - $27.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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Bonus
$0.00 - $650  
   
Total Pay (?
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$21,157 - $37,026  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 100
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Job Description for Operating Room Aide

Operating room aides (also known as surgical room technicians, surgical technologists, or "scrubs") are medical professionals who assist doctors and surgeons in operating rooms during surgical procedures and operations.

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Operating Room Aide Tasks

  • 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 13%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$27,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
medical benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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