Average Surgical Technologist Hourly Pay in Washington, District of Columbia

$27.51
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The average hourly pay for a Surgical Technologist in Washington, District of Columbia is $27.51.
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$22.30
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$27.51
50%
$33.35
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MEDIAN $27.51
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Hourly Rate
$22 - $33
Total Pay
$47,149 - $70,588

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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
Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

Surgical Technologist Job Listings

Popular Skills for Surgical Technologist

Skills in General Surgery, Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN), Orthopedics, Surgery and Gynecology are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $25.64 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Surgical Technologist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $28.56 based on 9 salaries.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (25.3% less), Atlanta, Georgia (23.3% less) and Dallas, Texas (21.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 17 survey responses.
Early Career
47.1%
Experienced
52.9%