Entry-Level Surgical Technician Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Surgical Technician is $17.36 per hour. A skill in Urology is associated with high pay for this job.

$24,939 - $56,995
$25K
$39K
$57K
MEDIAN: $39,375
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$12.77 - $22.94
$13
$17
$23
MEDIAN: $17.36
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$24,939 - $56,995  
   
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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$26,591 - $51,118  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 124
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.77 - $22.94  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.09  
Overtime
$17.60 - $34.13  
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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$26,591 - $51,118  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 566

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $36,846

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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.
Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
11%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Surgical Technician Salaries

Urology
▲20%

Orthopedics
▲8%


Surgery
▲3%

National Average
$37,000

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
▼2%

Medicine / Surgery
▼3%

Open Heart
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 19%