$40,825
Avg. Salary
$23.57
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Surgical Technologist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is $23.57 per hour.

The average pay for a Surgical Technologist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is $40,825 per year.

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$17.69
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$23.57
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$27.00
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$40k
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$41k
50%
$46k
90%
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MEDIAN $40,825
$39,548 - $46,000
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MEDIAN: $40,825
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$0$62K
Salary $40,825
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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$38,242 - $62,612
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 5
Hourly Data $0$37
Hourly Rate $17.69 - $27.00
Overtime $34.83
Annual Data $0$62K
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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$38,242 - $62,612
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 39

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 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
1,567,442
Male:
741,270 (47.3%)
Female:
826,172 (52.7%)
Philadelphia (/ˌfɪləˈdɛlfiə/) is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the fifth-most populous in the United States, with an estimated population in 2014 of 1,560,297. In the Northeastern United States, at the confluence of the Delaware and Schuylkill rivers, Philadelphia is the economic and cultural anchor of the Delaware Valley, a metropolitan area home to 7.2 million people and the eighth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. In 1682, William Penn founded the city to serve as capital of the Pennsylvania Colony. Philadelphia played an instrumental role in the American Revolution as a meeting place for the Founding Fathers of the United States, who signed the Declaration of Independence in 1776 and the Constitution in 1787. Philadelphia was one of the nation's capitals in the Revolutionary War, and served as temporary U.S. capital while Washington, D.C., was under construction. In the 19th century, Philadelphia became a major industrial center...
Philadelphia:
$41,233
Pennsylvania:
$55,702
$952
Philadelphia:
$150,700
Pennsylvania:
$170,600
6.6%

Surgical Technologist Job Listings

Key Stats for Surgical Technologist

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Surgical Technologist Salaries

▲4%

National Average
$49,000

Entry-Level
▼15%

Skills That Affect Surgical Technologist Salaries

Robotics
▲19%

Orthopedics
▲2%

Surgery
▲2%

National Average
$49,000

General Surgery
▼3%

Urology
▼5%

Gynecology
▼8%

Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN)
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 32%