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Surgical Technologist Salary with Orthopedics skills

The average Surgical Technologist with Orthopedics skills earns approximately $19.27 per hour. Earnings sit near $14.60 per hour on the lower side but can approach $26.40 on the higher side. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Surgical Technologists with Orthopedics skills. Most Surgical Technologists with Orthopedics skills survey respondents are women (72 percent). The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$29,946 - $55,068
(Median)
$30K
$41K
$55K
MEDIAN: $40,606
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90%

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$14.60 - $26.40
(Median)
$15
$19
$26
MEDIAN: $19.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$29,946 - $55,068  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $811  
Profit Sharing
$1,200 - $4,913  
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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$30,969 - $57,554  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 97
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.60 - $26.40  
   
Overtime
$18.82 - $39.75  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $811  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,200 - $4,913  
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).
)
$30,969 - $57,554  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 876

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Pay by Experience Level for Surgical Technologist with Orthopedics skills

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


For Surgical Technologists with Orthopedics skills, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $37K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $41K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $46K. Surgical Technologists with Orthopedics skills with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $50K.

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Experience Affects Surgical Technologist with Orthopedics skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

National Average
$41,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 191 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 18%