Entry-Level Surgical Technologist Salary (United States)

The average rate for an Entry-Level Surgical Technologist is $16.07 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Open Heart and Oral Surgery.
Entry-Level Surgical Technologist Total Pay (?
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$24,159 - $50,258
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MEDIAN: $35,821
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Entry-Level Surgical Technologist Total Pay (?
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$12.56 - $20.65
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$24,159 - $50,258  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,228  
Profit Sharing
$178.19 - $4,966  
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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$26,078 - $46,944  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,006
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.56 - $20.65  
   
Overtime
$13.64 - $31.05  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,228  
   
Profit Sharing
$178.19 - $4,966  
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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$26,078 - $46,944  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,006
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Pay Difference By Location
San Diego
up arrow 31%
Los Angeles
up arrow 24%
Houston
up arrow 21%
Seattle
up arrow 21%
Boston
up arrow 16%
Denver
up arrow 15%
New York
up arrow 10%
Dallas
up arrow 5%
Detroit
up arrow 3%
Austin
up arrow 3%
Phoenix
up arrow 3%
Tampa
0%
National Average
$35,000
Atlanta
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Miami
up arrow 3%
Oklahoma City
up arrow 11%
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Surgical Technologist Salaries

Open Heart
up arrow 19%
Oral Surgery
up arrow 12%
Robotics
up arrow 9%
Emergency/Trauma
up arrow 8%
Orthopedics
up arrow 7%
Urology
up arrow 6%
Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN)
up arrow 5%
General Surgery
up arrow 4%
Surgery
up arrow 4%
Gynecology
up arrow 4%
Labor & Delivery, Birthing
up arrow 1%
National Average
$35,000
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 144 votes.
Gender
Female
78%
female alumni
 
Male
22%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 19%
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