Average Experienced Surgical Technologist Hourly Pay in Denver, Colorado

$26.17
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The average hourly pay for an Experienced Surgical Technologist in Denver, Colorado is $26.17.
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$20.11
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$26.17
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$29.77
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MEDIAN $26.17
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Hourly Rate
$20 - $30
Total Pay
$41,879 - $65,685

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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 popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Surgical Technologist
Certified Surgical Technologist (CST)
Surgical Technician
Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Surgical Technologist

Skills in General Surgery, Gynecology, Orthopedics and Surgery are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Labor & Delivery, Birthing.

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 $18.57 based on 6 salaries. An early career Surgical Technologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.45 based on 16 salaries. A mid-career Surgical Technologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.71 based on 18 salaries.
Employees with Surgical Technologist in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 13.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (3.4% more) and Phoenix, Arizona (1.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (8.6% less), Dallas, Texas (8.3% less) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (8.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 40 survey responses.
Entry Level
15.0%
Early Career
40.0%
Mid Career
45.0%