As of May 2014, the average Surgical Technologist brought home just shy of $43,350 a year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. But earnings vary greatly by location, as employers must offer higher wages in certain areas of the country to attract qualified candidates. On average, the highest wages paid in Surgical Technologist were in Nevada, District of Columbia,California , Hawaii and Connecticut .
Min. Education: Postsecondary nondegree award
Job Outlook 2014-24: 15% (Much faster than average)
Highest Paying States for Surgical Technologists.
State Salary (hourly)
Sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Data extracted on February 17, 2016