Pay for San Diego Surgical Technologists sits in the ballpark of $25.22 per hour. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Surgical Technologists in San Diego. There are more female Surgical Technologists in San Diego, Calif. who answered the questionnaire than male, making up 67 percent. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — somewhere between a fifth and a fourth lack coverage. On the flip side, a fair number have medical insurance and a strong majority receive dental plans. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$19.24 - $33.10
(Median)
$19
$25
$33
MEDIAN: $25.00
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Overtime
$46.41  
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$36,999 - $76,247  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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About San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,360,364
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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Experience Affects Surgical Technologist Salaries

Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$51,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Surgical Technologist Salaries

General Surgery
up arrow 41%

Orthopedics
up arrow 40%

National Average
$51,000

Surgery
up arrow 1%

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

Gynecology
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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