Average Mid-Career Surgical Technologist Hourly Pay in Austin, Texas

$24.00
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The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Surgical Technologist in Austin, Texas is $24.00.
25%
$19.65
25%
$24.00
50%
$30.09
75%
75%
MEDIAN $24.00
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Hourly Rate
$20 - $30
Total Pay
$27,221 - $71,080

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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

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

Surgical Technologist Job Listings

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 $19.83 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Surgical Technologist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $26.17 based on 22 salaries.
Employees with Surgical Technologist in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 14.0% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Birmingham, Alabama (29.8% less), Raleigh, North Carolina (18.9% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (12.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 32 survey responses.
Early Career
31.3%
Experienced
68.8%