Surgical Technologists Salary Information in Florida

The average annual and hourly salaries for surgical technologists in the state of Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of surgical technologists amongst Florida cities 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,820
25th Percentile Wage
$35,980
50th Percentile Wage
$42,320
75th Percentile Wage
$48,290
90th Percentile Wage
$55,110

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for surgical technologists in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $55,110. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $42,320. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,820.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.30
25th Percentile Wage
$17.30
50th Percentile Wage
$20.35
75th Percentile Wage
$23.21
90th Percentile Wage
$26.50

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for surgical technologists in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $26.50. The median hourly salary is $20.35. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.30.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of surgical technologists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201642,3204.16%11.01%
201540,5603.85%-
201439,0001.74%-
201338,3201.72%-
201237,660--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of surgical technologists in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of surgical technologists in state of Florida ranges from $35,550 to $45,580. The highest paying area for surgical technologists in Florida is Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach with a median annual salary of $45,580. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Cape Coral-Fort Myers (mean annual salary $44,790). The lowest paying area is Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $35,550.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$45,580
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$44,790
Naples-Marco Island
$44,670
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$44,140
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$43,930
Ocala
$43,520
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$43,340
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$43,160
Port St Lucie
$42,230
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin
$41,690
Gainesville
$41,520
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$41,440
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$41,370
Punta Gorda
$41,330
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$41,070
Tallahassee
$40,140
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$39,800
Jacksonville
$39,800
South Florida nonmetropolitan area
$39,730
Sebastian-Vero Beach
$38,170
Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach
$38,070
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$38,030
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
$37,440
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area
$35,550


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