$38,000
Avg. Salary
$17.35
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Surgical Technologist in Columbia, South Carolina is $17.35 per hour.

The average pay for a Surgical Technologist in Columbia, South Carolina is $38,000 per year.

10%
$14.59
10%
$17.35
50%
$31.50
90%
90%
MEDIAN $17.35
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$38k
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MEDIAN $38,000
$14.59 - $31.50
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MEDIAN: $17.35
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Hourly Data $0$31
Hourly Rate $14.59 - $31.50
Overtime $21.61
Annual Data $0$58K
Bonus $1,600
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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$30,992 - $58,631
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 24

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 Columbia, South Carolina

Richland County, South Carolina
133,393
Male:
67,686 (50.7%)
Female:
65,707 (49.3%)
Columbia is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of South Carolina, with a population of 133,803 as of 2015. The city serves as the county seat of Richland County, and a portion of the city extends into neighboring Lexington County. It is the center of the Columbia metropolitan statistical area, which had a population of 767,598 as of the 2010 United States Census, growing to 810,068 by July 1, 2015, according to 2015 U.S. Census estimates. The name Columbia was a poetic term used for the United States, originating from the name of Christopher Columbus. The city is located approximately 13 miles (21 km) northwest of the geographic center of South Carolina, and is the primary city of the Midlands region of the state. It lies at the confluence of the Saluda River and the Broad River, which merge at Columbia to form the Congaree River. Columbia is home...
Columbia:
$41,435
South Carolina:
$47,238
$847
Columbia:
$172,400
South Carolina:
$148,600
5.3%

Surgical Technologist Job Listings

Key Stats for Surgical Technologist

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Surgical Technologist Salaries

Late-Career
▲18%

Experienced
▲1%

National Average
$37,000

Skills That Affect Surgical Technologist Salaries

General Surgery
▲2%

Orthopedics
▼0%

National Average
$37,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 80%
no benefits
None: 13%