Average Early-Career Surgical Technologist Hourly Pay in Atlanta, Georgia

$19.05
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Surgical Technologist in Atlanta, Georgia is $19.05.
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$14.03
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$19.05
90%
$22.00
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$14 - $22
Total Pay
$31,188 - $55,203

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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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Popular Skills for Surgical Technologist

Skills in Orthopedics, Gynecology and General Surgery are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $16.46 based on 8 salaries. A mid-career Surgical Technologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.18 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Surgical Technologist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $23.91 based on 31 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $25.
Employees with Surgical Technologist in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 36.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (17.0% more) and Los Angeles, California (9.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Tampa, Florida (4.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 74 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.8%
Mid Career
27.0%
Experienced
41.9%
Late Career
20.3%