Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Surgical Technologist make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

Industry

$102,292 / yrTotal Pay
$72,266 / yrBase Pay
$30,026 / yrAdditional Pay

$102,292

 / yr
$47K$386K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Surgical Technologist is $102,292 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $72,266 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $30,026 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Some related job titles are Certified Surgical Tech Salaries with median pay of $87,736, Scrub Tech Salaries with median pay of $79,481, Sterile Processing Technician Salaries with median pay of $84,846, Medical Technologist Salaries with median pay of $128,256.

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What is the pay outlook for Healthcare?

Healthcare jobs, already in high demand, are expected to grow extensively to meet the increased need from an aging population. Careers in this industry are diverse, though most require additional training and pay above-average wages. Despite fewer opportunities for remote work than other professions, healthcare jobs can be found nearly everywhere, including both rural and urban settings. While careers in healthcare offer high job security, they also often involve long hours, including evening and weekend shift work, particularly for those just starting their career.

Recent Salaries Shared

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Basic Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Surgical Neurophysiologist

United States of America

 | <1 year

$80,000

/yr

$75K | $5K

SubmittedYesterday

<1 year
Yesterday
Surgical Technician

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$45,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Endoscopy Technician

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$19

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Scrub Tech

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$44,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Surgical Technician

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$24

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Surgical Technologist

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$84,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Surgical Technologist

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$28

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Certified Surgical Technologist (CST)

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$80,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday

Surgical Technologist pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Surgical Technologist is $72,266 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Surgical Technologist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1447 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Surgical Technologist employees.

The highest salary for a Surgical Technologist in United States is $118,605 per year.

The lowest salary for a Surgical Technologist in United States is $44,032 per year.

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