$40,695
Avg. Salary
$25.47
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Surgical Technologist in San Diego, California is $25.47 per hour.

The average pay for a Surgical Technologist in San Diego, California is $40,695 per year.

10%
$18.48
10%
$25.47
50%
$33.36
90%
90%
MEDIAN $25.47
10%
$25k
10%
$41k
50%
$55k
90%
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MEDIAN $40,695
$24,730 - $55,184
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MEDIAN: $40,695
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$0$71K
Salary $24,730 - $55,184
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$37,002 - $71,673
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 13
Hourly Data $0$54
Hourly Rate $18.48 - $33.36
Overtime $1.68 - $54.35
Annual Data $0$71K
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$37,002 - $71,673
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 51

Job Description for Surgical Technologist

A surgical technologist is present within the operation room and provides help to surgeons, nurses, and anesthesiologists. The technologist will hand necessary instruments to the surgeon, so that the surgery can be more easily be performed. It is important to be able to anticipate which devices the surgeon will use, so that no time is lost. Certain equipment may also be monitored by the technologist, such as machinery relating to the observance of vital signs.

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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.

About San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,394,907
Male:
693,826 (49.7%)
Female:
701,081 (50.3%)
San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ (Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a major city in California, United States. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,394,928 as of July 1, 2015, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the US and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. San Diego is known as "the birthplace of California" and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. Historically home to the Kumeyaay people, San Diego was the first site visited...
San Diego:
$67,871
California:
$64,500
$1,444
San Diego:
$526,900
California:
$449,100
4.5%

Surgical Technologist Job Listings

Key Stats for Surgical Technologist

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Surgical Technologist Salaries

Experienced
▲36%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$51,000

Entry-Level
▼19%

Skills That Affect Surgical Technologist Salaries

Orthopedics
▲36%

General Surgery
▲16%

Surgery
▼0%

National Average
$51,000

Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN)
▼3%

Gynecology
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 16%