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Entry-Level Surgical Technician Salary

The average rate for an Entry-Level Surgical Technician is $16.03 per hour.

$22,198 - $47,615
(Median)
$22K
$34K
$48K
MEDIAN: $33,607
10%
50%
90%

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$12.23 - $22.17
(Median)
$12
$16
$22
MEDIAN: $16.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$22,198 - $47,615  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,085  
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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$25,383 - $48,061  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 157
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.23 - $22.17  
   
Overtime
$12.03 - $34.25  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,085  
   
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).
)
$25,383 - $48,061  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 700

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Surgical Technician Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Surgical Technician in Jacksonville:
"Be like a duck."
Let the "water" or insults roll off your back. Never take anything said personally. Show little emotions in stressful situations. Know your instrumentation and know how to keep you and your field sterile.

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Surgical Technician Salaries

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 8%

Orthopedics
up arrow 5%

General Surgery
up arrow 2%

Surgery
up arrow 2%

National Average
$34,000

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
up arrow 1%

Open Heart
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 84 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 22%
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