Surgical Assistant with General Surgery Skills Salary

Median pay for Surgical Assistants with General Surgery skills lies in the neighborhood of $23.91 per hour. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 51 percent. For the most part, Surgical Assistants with General Surgery skills enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. While about one in five report receiving no health benefits, a strong majority do receive medical coverage, and the greater part have dental, as well. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$34,521 - $109,264
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$56K
$110K
MEDIAN: $56,301
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$15.53 - $32.47
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MEDIAN: $23.91
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$0$109K
Salary $34,521 - $109,264
Bonus $1.30 - $14,544
Total Pay (?
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$33,553 - $80,807
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 50
Hourly Data $0$51
Hourly Rate $15.53 - $32.47
Overtime $21.64 - $51.15
Annual Data $0$80K
Bonus $1.30 - $14,544
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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$33,553 - $80,807
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 178

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Pay by Experience Level for Surgical Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Surgical Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Surgical Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 105 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Surgical Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 62 salaries. An experienced Surgical Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 73 salaries. A Surgical Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 33 salaries.

Key Stats for Surgical Assistant

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Surgical Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
▲23%

Experienced
▲3%

National Average
$53,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 21%
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