Surgical Technologist in Louisville, Kentucky Salary

The average pay for a Surgical Technologist in Louisville, Kentucky is $18.55 per hour.

$18.85 - $20.80
$20
MEDIAN: $19.68
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Hourly Rate $19.68
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$31,627 - $50,058
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

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 Louisville, Kentucky

Jefferson County, Kentucky
760,026
Louisville (pronounced /ˈluːəvəl/, /ˈlʌvəl/ or /ˈluːiːvɪl/) is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the 30th-most populous city in the United States. It is one of two cities in Kentucky designated as first-class, the other being the state's second-largest city of Lexington. Louisville is the historical seat and, since 2003, the nominal seat of Jefferson County. Louisville was founded in 1778 by George Rogers Clark and is named after King Louis XVI of France, making Louisville one of the oldest cities west of the Appalachian Mountains. Sited beside the Falls of the Ohio, the only major obstruction to river traffic between the upper Ohio River and the Gulf of Mexico, the settlement first grew as a portage site. It was the founding city of the Louisville and Nashville Railroad, which grew into a 6,000-mile (9,700 km) system across 13 states. Today, the city is known as the home of the...

Surgical Technologist Job Listings

Key Stats for Surgical Technologist

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
27%

Skills That Affect Surgical Technologist Salaries

National Average
$40,000

Orthopedics
▼2%

General Surgery
▼4%

Surgery
▼4%

Gynecology
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: