Average Surgical Technologist Hourly Pay in Charlotte, North Carolina

$20.33
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$352
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The average hourly pay for a Surgical Technologist in Charlotte, North Carolina is $20.33.
10%
$16.37
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$20.33
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$24.80
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MEDIAN $20.33
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Hourly Rate
$16 - $25
Bonus
$0 - $352
Total Pay
$33,799 - $52,058

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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.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Surgical Technologist. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Surgical Technologist
Certified Surgical Technologist (CST)
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

Surgical Technologist Job Listings

Popular Skills for Surgical Technologist

Skills that pay less than market rate include Emergency/Trauma, Urology, Surgery, Orthopedics and General 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 $18.10 based on 16 salaries. An early career Surgical Technologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.20 based on 12 salaries. A mid-career Surgical Technologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.08 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Surgical Technologist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.68 based on 14 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $24.
Employees with Surgical Technologist in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 32.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (26.9% more) and San Diego, California (25.3% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 55 survey responses.
Entry Level
29.1%
Early Career
21.8%
Mid Career
12.7%
Experienced
25.5%
Late Career
10.9%