$38,985
Avg. Salary
$17.47
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Surgical Technologist in Knoxville, Tennessee is $17.47 per hour.

The average pay for a Surgical Technologist in Knoxville, Tennessee is $38,985 per year.

10%
$13.34
10%
$17.47
50%
$22.71
90%
90%
MEDIAN $17.47
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$39k
50%
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MEDIAN $38,985
$13.34 - $22.71
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MEDIAN: $17.47
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Hourly Data $0$22
Hourly Rate $13.34 - $22.71
Overtime $21.45
Annual Data $0$46K
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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$28,461 - $46,885
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 4 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 21

Job Description for Surgical Technologist

A surgical technologist is present within the operation room and provides help to surgeons, nurses, and anesthesiologists. The technologist will hand necessary instruments to the surgeon, so that the surgery can be more easily be performed. It is important to be able to anticipate which devices the surgeon will use, so that no time is lost. Certain equipment may also be monitored by the technologist, such as machinery relating to the observance of vital signs.

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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.

About Knoxville, Tennessee

Knox County, Tennessee
185,312
Male:
89,978 (48.6%)
Female:
95,334 (51.4%)
Knoxville is a city in the U.S. state of Tennessee, and the county seat of Knox County. The city had an estimated population of 185,291 in 2015 and a population of 178,874 as of the 2010 census, making it the state's third largest city after Nashville and Memphis. Knoxville is the principal city of the Knoxville Metropolitan Statistical Area, which, in 2013, had an estimated population of 852,715. The KMSA is, in turn, the central component of the Knoxville-Sevierville-La Follette Combined Statistical Area, which, in 2013, had a population of 1,096,961. First settled in 1786, Knoxville was the first capital of Tennessee. The city struggled with geographic isolation throughout the early 19th century. The arrival of the railroad in 1855 led to an economic boom. During the Civil War, the city was bitterly divided over the secession issue, and was occupied alternately by both Confederate and Union armies. Following the war,...
Knoxville:
$37,200
Tennessee:
$47,275
$772
Knoxville:
$125,900
Tennessee:
$150,600
4.3%

Surgical Technologist Job Listings

Key Stats for Surgical Technologist

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
4%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
4%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 17%