Average Late-Career Surgical Technologist Hourly Pay in Chicago, Illinois

$28.05
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The average hourly pay for a Late-Career Surgical Technologist in Chicago, Illinois is $28.05.
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$20.81
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$28.05
75%
$29.77
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$21 - $30
Total Pay
$41,507 - $97,673

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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 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 $18.31 based on 8 salaries. An early career Surgical Technologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.50 based on 18 salaries. A mid-career Surgical Technologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.94 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Surgical Technologist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.66 based on 12 salaries.
Employees with Surgical Technologist in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 11.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (5.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Jackson, Mississippi (18.0% less), St. Louis, Missouri (16.7% less) and Dallas, Texas (16.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 50 survey responses.
Entry Level
16.0%
Early Career
36.0%
Mid Career
24.0%
Experienced
24.0%