Surgical Technologists Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for surgical technologists in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of surgical technologists amongst Alabama metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Surgical Technologists in Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,460
25th Percentile Wage
$30,090
50th Percentile Wage
$35,620
75th Percentile Wage
$41,490
90th Percentile Wage
$49,170

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for surgical technologists in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $49,170. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $35,620. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,460.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of surgical technologists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$35,620
3.40% 6.63%
2016
$34,410
-0.73% -
2015
$34,660
3.78% -
2014
$33,350
0.24% -
2013
$33,270
0.03% -
2012
$33,260
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Surgical Technologists in Alabama Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of surgical technologists in some Alabama cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of surgical technologists in state of Alabama ranges from $28,710 to $41,450. The highest paying area for surgical technologists in Alabama is Decatur with a median annual salary of $41,450. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Huntsville (mean annual salary $39,060). The lowest paying area is Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $28,710.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Decatur
$41,450
Huntsville
$39,060
Tuscaloosa
$37,920
Birmingham-Hoover
$37,760
Montgomery
$35,710
Florence-Muscle Shoals
$34,730
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$34,650
Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$34,390
Dothan
$34,350
Anniston-Oxford
$33,950
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$33,550
Mobile
$33,410
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$28,710




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