Average Surgical Technologist Hourly Pay

$22.23
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$16.79
MEDIAN
$22.23
90%
$30.54

The average hourly pay for a Surgical Technologist is $22.23

Hourly Rate
$17 - $31
Bonus
$149 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$148 - $4k
Commission
$0 - $100
Total Pay
$35k - $65k
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What Do Surgical Technologists Do?

Surgical Technologist Tasks
  • Inspect, maintain, decontaminate, and repair surgical equipment, keeping inventory records up to date.
  • Conduct pre- and post-surgery patient care, including shaving, transporting, and applying dressings.
  • Keep all needed surgical equipment at the ready, including sterile linens, saline, lights, suction machines, etc.
  • Set up and maintain surgical field, collaborating with nurses and doctors and assisting where required.
  • Assemble, transport, and retrieve surgical equipment, ensuring all pieces leave the room.
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Job Satisfaction for Surgical Technologist

4 out of 5
(675)
Highly Satisfied
51Reviews
Based on 675 responses, the job of Surgical Technologist has received a job satisfaction rating of 4.04 out of 5. On average, Surgical Technologists are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Female
77.4%
Male
22.3%
Prefer to self-define
0.4%
This data is based on 1,603 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

79%

Dental

72%

Vision

64%

None

20%