Entry-Level Surgical Technician Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Surgical Technician is $17.36 per hour. A skill in Urology is associated with high pay for this job.

$25,363 - $55,608
$25K
$39K
$56K
MEDIAN: $39,310
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50%
90%

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$12.99 - $23.47
$13
$17
$23
MEDIAN: $17.27
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$0$55K
Salary $25,363 - $55,608
Bonus $0.14 - $9,469
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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$27,178 - $51,411
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 133
Hourly Data $0$34
Hourly Rate $12.99 - $23.47
Hourly Tips $1.09
Overtime $18.44 - $34.25
Annual Data $0$51K
Bonus $0.14 - $9,469
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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$27,178 - $51,411
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 554

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

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Surgical Technician Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $37,003

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Surgical Technician Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Surgical Technician in Raleigh:
"Most surgeons are creepy."
Find a better line of work. You will be under paid and under valued.

Surgical Technician in Jacksonville:
"Be like a duck."
Let the "water" or insults roll off your back. Never take anything said personally. Show little emotions in stressful situations. Know your instrumentation and know how to keep you and your field sterile.

Key Stats for Surgical Technician

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.
Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
12%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Surgical Technician Salaries

Urology
▲20%

Orthopedics
▲8%


Surgery
▲2%

National Average
$37,000

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
▼2%

Medicine / Surgery
▼4%

Open Heart
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 17%
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