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Experienced Surgical Technologist Salary

Experienced Surgical Technologists pull down an average of $20.73 per hour. Female Experienced Surgical Technologists make up most of the survey respondents at 74 percent. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Experienced Surgical Technologists. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,524 - $62,993
(Median)
$36K
$46K
$63K
MEDIAN: $45,981
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$15.88 - $27.99
(Median)
$16
$21
$28
MEDIAN: $20
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$35,524 - $62,993  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,483  
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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$33,762 - $60,639  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 101
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$15.88 - $27.99  
   
Overtime
$11.92 - $43.80  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,483  
   
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).
)
$33,762 - $60,639  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 774

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Pay Difference by Location


San Diego offers some of the highest pay in the country for Experienced Surgical Technologists, 23 percent above the national average. Experienced Surgical Technologists will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+18 percent), Boston (+16 percent), Austin (+13 percent), and New York (+12 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 9 percent south of the national average, can be found in Jacksonville. Employers pay around 9 percent less in Omaha and 6 percent less in Charlotte, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Skills That Affect Experienced Surgical Technologist Salaries

Open Heart
up arrow 9%

Robotics
up arrow 7%

Urology
up arrow 5%

Emergency/Trauma
up arrow 5%

Oral Surgery
up arrow 4%

Orthopedics
up arrow 3%

Surgery
up arrow 2%

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

General Surgery
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Gynecology
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National Average
$45,000

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 138 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 20%