Average Entry-Level Surgical Technologist Hourly Pay in Houston, Texas

$18.73
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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Surgical Technologist in Houston, Texas is $18.73.
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$16.48
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$18.73
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$24.92
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Surgical Technologist

An early career Surgical Technologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $19.49 based on 37 salaries. A mid-career Surgical Technologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $23.37 based on 27 salaries. An experienced Surgical Technologist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $27.06 based on 44 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $29.
Employees with Surgical Technologist in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 36.5% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (18.8% less), Salt Lake City, Utah (18.5% less) and Jacksonville, Florida (14.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 122 survey responses.
Early Career
30.3%
Mid Career
22.1%
Experienced
36.1%
Late Career
11.5%