The average rate for an Entry-Level Surgical Technologist is $15.97 per hour. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Open Heart, Oral Surgery, and Robotics.
Entry-Level Surgical Technologist Total Pay (?
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$23,770 - $50,349
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MEDIAN: $35,715
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Entry-Level Surgical Technologist Total Pay (?
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$12.43 - $20.55
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$23,770 - $50,349  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,494  
Profit Sharing
$400.00 - $2,400  
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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$25,808 - $46,499  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,155
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.43 - $20.55  
   
Overtime
$14.44 - $30.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,494  
   
Profit Sharing
$400.00 - $2,400  
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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$25,808 - $46,499  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,155
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Pay Difference By Location
San Diego
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Washington
up arrow 27%
Seattle
up arrow 23%
Los Angeles
up arrow 22%
Houston
up arrow 19%
Boston
up arrow 17%
Denver
up arrow 16%
New York
up arrow 11%
Detroit
up arrow 4%
Phoenix
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Las Vegas
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National Average
$34,000
Miami
up arrow 4%
Birmingham
up arrow 10%
Tulsa
up arrow 11%
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Surgical Technologist Salaries

Open Heart
up arrow 13%
Oral Surgery
up arrow 11%
Robotics
up arrow 10%
Emergency/Trauma
up arrow 7%
Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN)
up arrow 7%
Orthopedics
up arrow 7%
Urology
up arrow 7%
Gynecology
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Surgery
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Labor & Delivery, Birthing
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National Average
$34,000
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 139 votes.
Gender
Female
77%
female alumni
 
Male
23%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 18%
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