Average Surgical Assistant Hourly Pay

$23.24
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$15.38
MEDIAN
$23.24
90%
$35.70

The average hourly pay for a Surgical Assistant is $23.24

Hourly Rate
$15 - $36
Bonus
$247 - $8k
Profit Sharing
$550 - $6k
Total Pay
$33k - $82k
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What Do Surgical Assistants Do?

Surgical Assistant Tasks
  • Assist during operations and procedures by providing tools, sterilizing, and performing medical tasks.
  • Prepare patients and rooms for procedures.
  • Examine patients, collect, and update health histories and convey discharge instructions.
  • Document, process, and track patient and procedure information in electronic systems.
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Job Satisfaction for Surgical Assistant

3.9 out of 5
(158)
Highly Satisfied
20Reviews
Based on 158 responses, the job of Surgical Assistant has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.89 out of 5. On average, Surgical Assistants are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Female
75.2%
Male
24.5%
Prefer to self-define
0.2%
This data is based on 424 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

67%

Dental

53%

Vision

45%

None

32%