Experienced Surgical Technologist Salary

Experienced Surgical Technologists take home approximately $22.40 per hour on average. The specific employer and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Female Experienced Surgical Technologists far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$35,085 - $71,050
$35K
$48K
$71K
MEDIAN: $48,179
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$17.31 - $29.57
$17
$22
$30
MEDIAN: $22.40
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$35,085 - $71,050  
   
Bonus
$70.00 - $5,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,950  
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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$36,438 - $64,020  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 81
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$17.31 - $29.57  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.83  
Overtime
$22.64 - $44.74  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$70.00 - $5,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,950  
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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$36,438 - $64,020  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 931

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $47,595

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Experienced Surgical Technologists will find that Boston offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 25 percent. Experienced Surgical Technologists will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+23 percent), Sacramento (+23 percent), New York (+14 percent), and Houston (+13 percent). Kansas City is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 10 percent. Employers pay around 10 percent less in Tampa and 4 percent less in Atlanta, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Key Stats for Surgical Technologist

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 118 votes.
10-19 years
88%
20 years or more
12%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Surgical Technologist Salaries

Neuro
▲19%

neuro surgery
▲16%

Vascular
▲10%

Open Heart
▲5%


▲2%

Robotics
▲2%

▲1%

▲1%

Neurosurgery
▲1%

General Surgery
▼0%

Surgery
▼0%

Oral Surgery
▼0%

National Average
$48,000



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 118 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 14%