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 Lowest wages paid in Surgical Technologist were in Alabama, Mississippi, South Virginia , South Carolina, Oklahoma, Kentucky, North Dakota, Iowa, Louisiana and Georgia.
Min. Education: Post-secondary non-degree award
Job Outlook 2014-24: 15% (Much faster than average)
Sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Data extracted on February 23, 2016