Surgical Technologist with Orthopedics Skills Salary

An average Surgical Technologist with Orthopedics skills can expect to take home roughly $20.37 per hour. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is location, though the specific employer and experience level have a (lesser) impact as well. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Surgical Technologists with Orthopedics skills making up 72 percent. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$31,712 - $65,315
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$45K
$65K
MEDIAN: $45,004
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$15.66 - $27.63
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MEDIAN: $20.37
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$31,712 - $65,315  
   
Bonus
$304.10 - $2,517  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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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$33,066 - $60,420  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 78
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$15.66 - $27.63  
   
Overtime
$20.03 - $41.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$304.10 - $2,517  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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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$33,066 - $60,420  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,267

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Mercy Hospital, Kaiser Permanente, Duke Raleigh Hospital, CHS, Inc., and HCA, Inc. are leaders in the field that employ a large number of Surgical Technologists with Orthopedics skills. For Surgical Technologists with Orthopedics skills, comfortable salaries can be found at Kaiser Permanente; in fact, median earnings sit around $54K, the highest in the area.

Although Mercy Hospital hands out the lowest average salary in town at $34K, employee compensation still varies greatly; workers can make as little as $28K or as much as $65K.

Pay by Experience Level for Surgical Technologist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For many Surgical Technologists with Orthopedics skills, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $39K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $43K. Surgical Technologists with Orthopedics skills claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $48K. Surgical Technologists with Orthopedics skills who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $52K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $43,435

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For those looking to make money, Surgical Technologists with Orthopedics skills in San Diego enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 60 percent above the national average. Surgical Technologists with Orthopedics skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Seattle (+42 percent), Boston (+28 percent), Minneapolis (+20 percent), and Philadelphia (+15 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Jacksonville, 12 percent below the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Tampa and Raleigh (9 percent lower and 6 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Surgical Technologist

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 148 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Surgical Technologist Salaries

Late-Career
▲19%

▲11%

National Average
$43,000

▼1%

▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 148 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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