Avg. Salary
$24.79
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Surgical Technologist in Tacoma, Washington is $24.79 per hour.

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$17.52
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$24.79
50%
$38.31
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Hourly Data $0$60
Hourly Rate $17.52 - $38.31
Overtime $60.00
Annual Data $0$85K
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$36,436 - $85,498
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 13

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 Tacoma, Washington

Pierce County, Washington
207,950
Male:
100,914 (48.5%)
Female:
107,036 (51.5%)
Tacoma (/təˈkoʊmə/, US dict: tə·kō′·mə) is a mid-sized urban port city in and the county seat of Pierce County, Washington, United States. The city is on Washington's Puget Sound, 32 miles (51 km) southwest of Seattle, 31 miles (50 km) northeast of the state capital, Olympia, and 58 miles (93 km) northwest of Mount Rainier National Park. The population was 198,397, according to the 2010 census. Tacoma is the second-largest city in the Puget Sound area and the third largest in the state. Tacoma also serves as the center of business activity for the South Sound region, which has a population of around 1 million people. Tacoma adopted its name after the nearby Mount Rainier, originally called Takhoma or Tahoma. It is locally known as the "City of Destiny" because the area was chosen to be the western terminus of the Northern Pacific Railroad in the late 19th century. The decision of the railroad was influenced...
Tacoma:
$52,437
Washington:
$64,129
$987
Tacoma:
$218,900
Washington:
$284,000
3.9%

Surgical Technologist Job Listings

Key Stats for Surgical Technologist

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 57%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 43%