The average pay for a Surgical Technologist in Los Angeles, California is $24.81 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Oral Surgery, Urology, Orthopedics, Surgery, and Robotics.

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MEDIAN: $24.00
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$43,000  
   
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$36,638 - $78,709  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5
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$17.84 - $34.37  
   
Overtime
$41.00  
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$36,638 - $78,709  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 25

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About Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles County, California
3,971,896
Male:
1,958,998 (49.3%)
Female:
2,012,898 (50.7%)
Los Angeles (/lɒs ˈændʒəlᵻs/, Spanish for "The Angels"), officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-most populous city in the United States after New York City, the most populous city in California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County. Situated in Southern California, Los Angeles is known for its mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, sprawling metropolis, and as a major center of the American entertainment industry. Los Angeles lies in a large coastal basin surrounded on three sides by mountains reaching up to and over 10,000 feet (3,000 m). Historically home to the Chumash and Tongva, Los Angeles was claimed by Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo for Spain in 1542 along with the rest of what would become Alta California. The city was officially founded on September 4, 1781, by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve. It became a part of Mexico in 1821 following the Mexican...
Los Angeles:
$52,024
California:
$64,500
$1,271
Los Angeles:
$542,100
California:
$449,100
4.8%

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Experience Affects Surgical Technologist Salaries

Mid-Career
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National Average
$51,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 22%

Skills That Affect Surgical Technologist Salaries

Oral Surgery
up arrow 43%

Urology
up arrow 38%

Orthopedics
up arrow 37%

Surgery
up arrow 36%

Robotics
up arrow 34%

Emergency/Trauma
up arrow 33%

Gynecology
up arrow 22%

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
up arrow 3%

Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN)
up arrow 2%

General Surgery
up arrow 1%

National Average
$51,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
medical benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 38%
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