Average Mid-Career Surgical Technologist with Surgery Skills Hourly Pay

$20.45
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$700
Bonus
$2,550
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The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Surgical Technologist with Surgery skills is $20.45.
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$16.16
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$20.45
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$27.30
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Hourly Rate
$16 - $27
Bonus
$148 - $3,945
Profit Sharing
$0 - $2,550
Total Pay
$34,110 - $59,350

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Job Description for Surgical Technologist

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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Popular Skills for Surgical Technologist

Skills in General Surgery, Orthopedics, Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN), Gynecology and Urology are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Surgical Technologist

An entry-level Surgical Technologist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $17.73 based on 74 salaries. An early career Surgical Technologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.62 based on 511 salaries. An experienced Surgical Technologist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.80 based on 528 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $25.
Employees with Surgical Technologist in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 17.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (15.9% more) and Phoenix, Arizona (10.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (2.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,308 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.7%
Early Career
39.1%
Experienced
40.4%
Late Career
14.9%