Surgical Technologist with Orthopedics Skills Salary

Surgical Technologists with Orthopedics skills pull down an average of $20.50 per hour. Location is the main element affecting pay for this group — the specific employer and tenure are driving factors as well. Female Surgical Technologists with Orthopedics skills make up most of the survey respondents at 73 percent. Most Surgical Technologists with Orthopedics skills report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$32,842 - $68,019
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$46K
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MEDIAN: $46,024
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$15.71 - $27.84
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$32,842 - $68,019  
   
Bonus
$297.99 - $4,829  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
Total Pay (?
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$33,165 - $60,850  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 77
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$15.71 - $27.84  
   
Overtime
$20.27 - $42.19  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$297.99 - $4,829  
   
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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$33,165 - $60,850  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,311

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Leading companies who hire large numbers of Surgical Technologists with Orthopedics skills include Mercy Hospital, Kaiser Permanente, Duke Raleigh Hospital, CHS, Inc., and HCA, Inc. Kaiser Permanente leads the field in terms of pay, with a median salary of $54K.

Though certain workers may see earnings of up to $65K, Mercy Hospital still falls short in the compensation department — the median pay is only $34K, the lowest in the field.

Pay by Experience Level for Surgical Technologist

Pay by Experience for a Surgical Technologist has a positive trend. An entry-level Surgical Technologist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 508 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Surgical Technologist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 486 salaries. An experienced Surgical Technologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 457 salaries. A Surgical Technologist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 145 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $43,831

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

Surpassing the national average by 58 percent, Surgical Technologists with Orthopedics skills in San Diego receive some of the highest pay in the country. Surgical Technologists with Orthopedics skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Sacramento (+47 percent), Seattle (+38 percent), Boston (+27 percent), and Dallas (+16 percent). Jacksonville is the lowest-paying area, 13 percent south of the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Tampa (10 percent lower) and Raleigh (7 percent lower).

Key Stats for Surgical Technologist

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 176 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Surgical Technologist Salaries

Late-Career
▲20%

▲10%

National Average
$44,000

▼2%

▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 176 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 17%
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