The average pay for an Entry-Level Surgical Technician is $17.34 per hour. A skill in Urology is associated with high pay for this job.

$24,846 - $56,423
$25K
$39K
$56K
MEDIAN: $38,926
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$12.92 - $22.79
$13
$17
$23
MEDIAN: $17.34
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$24,846 - $56,423  
   
Bonus
$550  
Commission
$6,500  
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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$26,839 - $50,596  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 128
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.92 - $22.79  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.09  
Overtime
$16.00 - $34.20  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$550  
   
Commission
$6,500  
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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$26,839 - $50,596  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 579

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Surgical Technician Advice

Q: 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.

Key Stats for Surgical Technician

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.
070
Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
10%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Surgical Technician Salaries

Urology
up arrow 21%

Orthopedics
up arrow 8%

General Surgery
up arrow 3%

Surgery
up arrow 3%

National Average
$37,000

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
up arrow 1%

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 3%

Open Heart
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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