Median pay for San Diego Surgical Technologists lies in the neighborhood of $25.22 per hour. Men working as Surgical Technologists in San Diego, Calif. who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 50 percent. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 50 percent. A strong majority enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$19.24 - $32.54
$19
$25
$33
MEDIAN: $25.22
10%
50%
90%

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Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$19.24 - $32.54  
   
Overtime
$45.87  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Total Pay (?
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$38,542 - $74,739  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 22

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About San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,394,907
Male:
693,826 (49.7%)
Female:
701,081 (50.3%)
San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ (Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a major city in California, United States. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,394,928 as of July 1, 2015, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the US and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. San Diego is known as "the birthplace of California" and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. Historically home to the Kumeyaay people, San Diego was the first site visited...
San Diego:
$67,871
California:
$64,500
$1,444
San Diego:
$526,900
California:
$449,100
4.5%

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Key Stats for Surgical Technologist

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
032
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
12%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Surgical Technologist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 36%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$51,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Skills That Affect Surgical Technologist Salaries

Orthopedics
up arrow 36%

General Surgery
up arrow 28%

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

Surgery
0%

National Average
$51,000

Gynecology
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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