Surgical technician

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How much does a Surgical Technician make in the United States?

Average base salary
20.8k salaries reported, updated at May 22, 2020
per hour
The average salary for a surgical technician is $30.15 per hour in the United States.
Most common benefits
  • Referral program
  • License reimbursement
  • 401(k)
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee discount

Salaries by years of experience in the United States

Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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Where can a Surgical Technician earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for surgical technicians

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earn +7.34% more

The jobs requiring this license have increase by 68.99% since 2018. Surgical Technicians with this license earn +7.34% more than the average base salary, which is $30.15 per hour.

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Most common benefits for Surgical Technicians

  • Referral program
  • License reimbursement
  • 401(k)
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee discount
  • 401(k) matching
  • Life insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Pet insurance

Salary satisfaction

Based on 358 ratings

50% of Surgical technicians in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area

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