Entry-Level Surgical Technician Salary

The average rate for an Entry-Level Surgical Technician is $16.63 per hour.

$24,447 - $50,659
(Median)
$24K
$35K
$51K
MEDIAN: $34,939
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50%
90%

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$12.40 - $22.48
(Median)
$12
$17
$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
$24,447 - $50,659  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,036  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$25,878 - $49,543  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 177
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.40 - $22.48  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.09  
Overtime
$11.93 - $33.93  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,036  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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).
)
$25,878 - $49,543  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 805
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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 Surgical Technician Salaries

Orthopedics
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General Surgery
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Surgery
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Medicine / Surgery
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Labor & Delivery, Birthing
0%

National Average
$35,000

Open Heart
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 93 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
medical benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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