Average Experienced Surgical Technologist with General Surgery Skills Hourly Pay

$23.32
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$875
Bonus
$3,500
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for an Experienced Surgical Technologist with General Surgery skills is $23.32.
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$18.00
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$23.32
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$30.67
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Hourly Rate
$18 - $31
Bonus
$175 - $4,943
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3,500
Total Pay
$37,839 - $66,469

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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 Orthopedics and Urology are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Gynecology, Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN) and Surgery.

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 $17.89 based on 115 salaries. An early career Surgical Technologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.71 based on 839 salaries. A mid-career Surgical Technologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.71 based on 659 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 Seattle, Washington earn an average of 34.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (25.0% more) and Houston, Texas (21.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Tampa, Florida (5.7% less) and Chicago, Illinois (3.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,923 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.0%
Early Career
43.6%
Mid Career
34.3%
Late Career
16.1%