Entry-Level Surgical Technologist Salary (United States)

The average rate for an Entry-Level Surgical Technologist is $16.09 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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$24,200 - $50,448
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MEDIAN: $36,143
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Entry-Level Surgical Technologist Total Pay (?
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$12.59 - $20.75
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$24,200 - $50,448  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,187  
Profit Sharing
$300.00 - $2,400  
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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$26,160 - $47,064  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,937
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.59 - $20.75  
   
Overtime
$14.82 - $31.36  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,187  
   
Profit Sharing
$300.00 - $2,400  
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).
)
$26,160 - $47,064  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,937
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Pay Difference By Location

San Diego
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Los Angeles
up arrow 28%
Seattle
up arrow 21%
Houston
up arrow 20%
Boston
up arrow 17%
Chicago
up arrow 10%
New York
up arrow 9%
Dallas
up arrow 6%
Detroit
up arrow 4%
Phoenix
up arrow 2%
Tampa
up arrow 2%
National Average
$35,000
Atlanta
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Austin
up arrow 2%
Oklahoma City
up arrow 11%
Tulsa
up arrow 13%
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Surgical Technologist Salaries

Open Heart
up arrow 18%
Robotics
up arrow 10%
Oral Surgery
up arrow 10%
Orthopedics
up arrow 7%
Emergency/Trauma
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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Gender

Female
77%
female alumni
 
Male
23%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 19%
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