An average Experienced Surgical Technologist can expect to take home roughly $22.36 per hour. The particular firm 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. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,282 - $70,424
$35K
$48K
$70K
MEDIAN: $47,895
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$17.26 - $29.66
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$22
$30
MEDIAN: $22.36
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$35,282 - $70,424  
   
Bonus
$70.47 - $4,989  
Profit Sharing
$1,950  
Total Pay (?
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$36,390 - $64,241  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 85
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$17.26 - $29.66  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.83  
Overtime
$22.49 - $44.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$70.47 - $4,989  
   
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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$36,390 - $64,241  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 951

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $47,448

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Surpassing the national average by 26 percent, Experienced Surgical Technologists in Seattle receive some of the highest pay in the country. Experienced Surgical Technologists will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+25 percent), Sacramento (+21 percent), Houston (+17 percent), and Denver (+17 percent). Tampa ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 9 percent below the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Atlanta (4 percent lower) and Pittsburgh (3 percent lower).

Key Stats for Surgical Technologist

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 122 votes.
087
10-19 years
88%
20 years or more
12%
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Skills That Affect Surgical Technologist Salaries

Neuro
up arrow 19%

Vascular
up arrow 10%

Open Heart
up arrow 5%


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up arrow 1%

Robotics
up arrow 1%

General Surgery
0%

Gynecology
0%

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
0%

Neurosurgery
0%

National Average
$47,000


Oral Surgery
up arrow 1%

ophthalmology
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 122 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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