Median pay for Experienced Surgical Technologists lies in the neighborhood of $22.37 per hour. The company and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Most Experienced Surgical Technologists like their work and job satisfaction is high. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,927 - $70,436
(Median)
$36K
$48K
$70K
MEDIAN: $47,956
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50%
90%

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$17.15 - $29.74
(Median)
$17
$22
$30
MEDIAN: $22.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$35,927 - $70,436  
   
Bonus
$70.00 - $5,042  
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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$36,156 - $64,539  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 89
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$17.15 - $29.74  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.83  
Overtime
$22.17 - $45.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$70.00 - $5,042  
   
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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$36,156 - $64,539  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 916
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $47,573

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Seattle offers some of the highest pay in the country for Experienced Surgical Technologists, 28 percent above the national average. Experienced Surgical Technologists will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+23 percent), Sacramento (+20 percent), Denver (+17 percent), and Houston (+15 percent). Falling short of the national average by 11 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Tampa. Below-median salaries also turn up in Atlanta and Miami (5 percent lower and 4 percent lower, respectively).

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Skills That Affect Surgical Technologist Salaries

Neuro
up arrow 19%

Vascular
up arrow 10%

Emergency/Trauma
up arrow 4%

Open Heart
up arrow 4%

Orthopedics
up arrow 2%

General Surgery
up arrow 1%

Urology
up arrow 1%

Neurosurgery
up arrow 1%

Surgery
0%

Gynecology
0%

Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN)
0%

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
0%

Robotics
0%

National Average
$48,000

Oral Surgery
up arrow 3%

ophthalmology
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 110 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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