Entry-Level Surgical Technician Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Entry-Level Surgical Technician is $15.65 per hour. A skill in Medicine / Surgery is associated with high pay for this job.
Entry-Level Surgical Technician Total Pay (?
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$23,783 - $48,890
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $34,414
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Entry-Level Surgical Technician Total Pay (?
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$11.97 - $22.00
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$23,783 - $48,890  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,490  
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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$25,036 - $48,169  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 943
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.97 - $22.00  
   
Overtime
$11.79 - $32.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,490  
   
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).
)
$25,036 - $48,169  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 943
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Pay Difference By Location
Atlanta
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National Average
$34,000
Los Angeles
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Houston
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Chicago
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Oklahoma City
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Surgical Technician Salaries

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 13%
Orthopedics
up arrow 3%
Surgery
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General Surgery
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National Average
$34,000
Labor & Delivery, Birthing
up arrow 5%
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 86 votes.
Gender
Female
77%
female alumni
 
Male
23%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 21%
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