Experienced Surgical Technologist Salary

Earnings for Experienced Surgical Technologists come in at around $21.64 per hour on average. The specific employer is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Experienced Surgical Technologists making up 77 percent. The majority of Experienced Surgical Technologists claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and a fair number earn dental coverage. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,145 - $63,320
(Median)
$35K
$46K
$63K
MEDIAN: $46,160
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$16.64 - $28.98
(Median)
$17
$22
$29
MEDIAN: $21.00
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90%

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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$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$35,145 - $63,320  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,429  
Profit Sharing
$1,350  
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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$35,020 - $62,106  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 119
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$16.64 - $28.98  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$12.59 - $44.37  
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
$0.00 - $1,429  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,350  
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).
)
$35,020 - $62,106  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,006
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $46,304

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For Experienced Surgical Technologists, busy Los Angeles offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 21 percent above the national average. Experienced Surgical Technologists can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+21 percent), Denver (+20 percent), San Diego (+19 percent), and New York (+17 percent). Falling short of the national average by 12 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Jacksonville. Employers pay around 9 percent less in Tampa and 6 percent less in Atlanta, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Skills That Affect Surgical Technologist Salaries

Neuro
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Open Heart
up arrow 7%

Urology
up arrow 4%

Neurosurgery
up arrow 4%

Robotics
up arrow 3%

Orthopedics
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Surgery
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Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN)
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Emergency/Trauma
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Oral Surgery
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General Surgery
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Gynecology
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National Average
$46,000

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 168 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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