The average hourly pay for a Surgical Technician with Orthopedics skills in San Antonio, Texas is $19.62.
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Job Description for Surgical Technician
A surgical technician - sometimes called a surgical tech, OR (operating room) tech or scrub tech - typically work in a large hospital, a day-surgery center, or a specialty outpatient center. Surgical technicians generally report to RNs (registered nurses) and provide support functions to the members of an operating room team. The ability to anticipate the patient's and surgical team's needs during an operation is a crucial part of their job. Specifically, they often are responsible for providin…Read more
Surgical Technician Tasks
- Scrub, assist, and anticipate physicians' needs during surgical procedures.
- Apply specialized knowledge in various surgical procedures to expedite process and reduce patient risk.
- Assist in the preparation of the surgical area.
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Skills in General Surgery, Labor & Delivery, Birthing and Surgery are correlated to pay that is above average.
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Employees with Surgical Technician in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 43.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (28.6% more) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (26.9% more).
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