Surgical Technologist in Fort Worth Salary

A Surgical Technologist in Fort Worth, Texas earns an average wage of $23.86 per hour.

$17.11 - $25.91
$17
$23
$26
MEDIAN: $22.64
10%
50%
90%

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Hourly Data $0$25
Hourly Rate $17.11 - $25.91
Overtime $25.00
Annual Data $0$53K
Total Pay (?
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$37,796 - $53,898
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

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 Fort Worth, Texas

Tarrant County, Texas
836,969
Male:
414,126 (49.5%)
Female:
422,843 (50.5%)
Fort Worth is the 16th-largest city in the United States and the fifth-largest city in the state of Texas. The city is in North Central Texas and covers nearly 350 square miles (910 km2) in the counties of Denton, Parker, Wise, and Tarrant, of which it is the county seat. According to the 2015 census, estimates, Fort Worth's population is 833,319. The city is the second-largest in the Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington metropolitan area (the "DFW Metroplex"). The city was established in 1849 as an Army outpost on a bluff overlooking the Trinity River. Today, Fort Worth still embraces its Western heritage and traditional architecture and design. USS Fort Worth (LCS-3) is the first ship of the United States Navy named after the city. Fort Worth is home to the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition and several world-class museums designed by internationally known contemporary architects. The Kimbell Art Museum, considered to have one of the best collections in...
Fort Worth:
$55,888
Texas:
$55,653
$936
Fort Worth:
$136,700
Texas:
$152,000
3.9%

Surgical Technologist Job Listings

Key Stats for Surgical Technologist

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
50%
10-19 years
40%

Skills That Affect Surgical Technologist Salaries

Orthopedics
▲5%

General Surgery
▲4%

Surgery
▲3%

National Average
$48,000

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
50%
10-19 years
40%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 86%
no benefits
None: