Surgical Technologist with Orthopedics Skills Salary

Average Surgical Technologists with Orthopedics skills make around $20.63 per hour. Residence is the main element affecting pay for this group — the specific employer and tenure are driving factors as well. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Surgical Technologists with Orthopedics skills making up 71 percent. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$33,686 - $65,917
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$45K
$66K
MEDIAN: $44,949
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$15.78 - $27.86
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$0$65K
Salary $33,686 - $65,917
Bonus $253.42 - $4,848
Profit Sharing $3,000
Total Pay (?
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$33,330 - $61,146
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 86
Hourly Data $0$41
Hourly Rate $15.78 - $27.86
Overtime $18.48 - $41.93
Annual Data $0$61K
Bonus $253.42 - $4,848
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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$33,330 - $61,146
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,271

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Popular Employer Salaries for Surgical Technologist


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 offers the highest compensation with a median salary of $54K.

The smallest paychecks can be found at Mercy Hospital — the median salary there is $34K; however, employees are subject to a wide range in pay, with salaries varying between $28K and $65K.

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: $44,275

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

With a pay rate for Surgical Technologists with Orthopedics skills that is 56 percent greater than the national average, San Diego offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Surgical Technologists with Orthopedics skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Sacramento (+45 percent), Seattle (+37 percent), Boston (+25 percent), and Dallas (+15 percent). Trailing the national average by 14 percent, Jacksonville is the market with the smallest paychecks. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Tampa (10 percent lower) and Raleigh (8 percent lower).

Key Stats for Surgical Technologist

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 179 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Surgical Technologist Salaries

Late-Career
▲18%

▲9%

National Average
$44,000

▼3%

▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 179 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 16%
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