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Surgical Tech Salary by City

Surgical tech salary is influenced at the city level by a few key factors. Population size, density, age, and health play a large role, as does local economy and the prominence of surgical facilities.

In general, population size and density impact surgical tech salary the most, as population size creates demand for surgical services. Local economy and living costs are also highly impactful, as well as population age and health.

Below are surgical tech salary figures for major US cities.

Surgical Tech Salary City to City

City Lowest Salary Median Salary Highest Salary Average Salary
Albany, NY $31,270 $47,990 $69,640 $48,180
Albuquerque, NM $22,060 $41,570 $55,120 $39,750
Anchorage, AK $44,390 $57,290 $70,860 $56,680
Ann Arbor, MI $31,170 $62,570 $73,750 $55,680
Atlanta, GA $27,460 $43,250 $66,420 $44,610
Austin, TX $25,770 $41,230 $57,280 $40,800
Bakersfield, CA $34,800 $55,460 $73,530 $54,020
Baltimore, MD $26,540 $45,830 $72,710 $47,170
Bend, OR $34,310 $44,340 $58,060 $45,060
Birmingham, AL $26,830 $39,360 $57,470 $40,610
Boise, ID $22,370 $36,200 $56,140 $38,370
Boston, MA $37,720 $58,970 $76,480 $58,980
Boulder, CO $40,340 $53,950 $72,650 $54,590
Charleston, SC $28,160 $38,450 $52,980 $39,390
Charleston, WV $21,410 $35,490 $57,490 $38,370
Charlotte, NC $31,060 $40,690 $55,520 $41,410
Chicago, IL $34,780 $57,490 $90,400 $60,600
Cincinnati, OH $30,370 $47,630 $69,430 $48,180
Colorado Springs, CO $32,550 $50,020 $71,100 $50,810
Columbus, OH $30,740 $40,990 $57,490 $42,360
Dallas, TX $24,080 $44,340 $67,600 $45,610
Dayton, OH $18,280 $42,290 $59,120 $41,000
Denver, CO $30,990 $45,720 $61,850 $46,040
Des Moines, IA $30,860 $53,790 $72,170 $51,950
Detroit, MI $37,290 $57,010 $84,030 $59,950
Fort Lauderdale, FL $32,840 $49,230 $71,930 $50,680
Gainesville, FL $26,760 $35,280 $49,960 $36,720
Gary, IN $35,180 $54,070 $87,020 $56,660
Hartford, CT $37,020 $54,270 $73,570 $54,280
Honolulu, HI $22,290 $48,150 $70,750 $47,290
Houston, TX $27,940 $41,270 $61,730 $43,090
Jackson, MS $25,500 $39,400 $58,230 $41,190
Jacksonville, FL $27,110 $38,210 $57,480 $40,420
Kansas City, MO $30,800 $49,310 $72,970 $48,700
Knoxville, TN $22,640 $35,140 $53,200 $36,200
Las Vegas, NV $29,300 $52,660 $74,570 $50,970
Little Rock, AR $30,560 $36,060 $48,340 $37,540
Los Angeles, CA $31,510 $53,030 $76,220 $53,370
Louisville, KY $24,910 $36,310 $56,080 $38,720
Lynchburg, VA $25,800 $35,050 $53,200 $36,820
Madison, WI $30,060 $48,890 $79,470 $52,180
Memphis, TN $25,640 $41,310 $58,480 $41,890
Miami, FL $25,760 $35,170 $61,350 $39,960
Milwaukee, WI $35,300 $51,380 $73,450 $52,270
Minneapolis – St. Paul, MN $32,680 $50,940 $70,580 $50,870
Myrtle Beach, SC $24,370 $32,700 $50,400 $34,150
Naples, FL $29,570 $41,460 $56,190 $41,720
Nashville, TN $26,740 $40,990 $62,040 $42,630
New Orleans, LA $26,620 $40,950 $62,060 $42,450
New York, NY $27,960 $57,760 $81,190 $56,220
Newark, NJ $35,380 $57,620 $80,370 $57,830
Oklahoma City, OK $29,270 $42,670 $61,910 $44,060
Philadelphia, PA $31,930 $47,080 $68,780 $48,730
Phoenix, AZ $32,820 $52,460 $71,490 $51,910
Pittsburgh, PA $25,700 $43,320 $68,470 $45,030
Portland, OR $27,760 $52,630 $81,360 $53,120
Reno, NV $33,080 $49,360 $61,960 $47,930
Richmond, VA $22,810 $42,090 $57,900 $41,370
Sacramento, CA $32,860 $45,540 $61,850 $46,720
Salt Lake City, UT $32,770 $42,350 $64,190 $44,960
San Antonio, TX $19,600 $37,620 $57,490 $38,480
San Diego, CA $36,090 $52,520 $69,600 $51,950
San Francisco, CA $24,960 $53,220 $80,290 $51,930
Savannah, GA $26,700 $37,920 $55,540 $39,340
Seattle, WA $37,590 $57,170 $85,430 $58,300
Springfield, IL $34,400 $64,020 $91,740 $64,850
St. Louis, MO $34,540 $50,950 $69,830 $50,930
Tacoma, WA $23,010 $51,170 $68,160 $49,050
Tampa, FL $26,840 $35,690 $54,170 $38,020
Topeka, KS $25,150 $44,320 $59,530 $43,350
Tucson, AZ $28,710 $41,700 $58,200 $42,520
Washington, DC $31,840 $54,610 $76,140 $54,010

Figures based on 2012 data courtesy of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Employment & Wages database.

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