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Entry-Level Surgical Technician Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Surgical Technician is $16.00 per hour. A skill in Medicine / Surgery is associated with high pay for this job.
$23,504 - $48,822
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $34,079
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$12.14 - $22.26
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$23,504 - $48,822  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,202  
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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$25,267 - $48,633  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 171
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.14 - $22.26  
   
Overtime
$12.07 - $32.94  
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$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,202  
   
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).
)
$25,267 - $48,633  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 686
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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.

Skills That Affect Entry-Level Surgical Technician Salaries

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 11%

Orthopedics
up arrow 3%

General Surgery
up arrow 1%

Surgery
up arrow 1%

National Average
$34,000

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
up arrow 6%

Open Heart
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 83 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 22%