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 among Florida 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 Florida

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,760
25th Percentile Wage
$36,990
50th Percentile Wage
$43,250
75th Percentile Wage
$48,900
90th Percentile Wage
$55,950

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 $55,950. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $43,250. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,760.

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
$43,250
2.15% 12.92%
2016
$42,320
4.16% -
2015
$40,560
3.85% -
2014
$39,000
1.74% -
2013
$38,320
1.72% -
2012
$37,660
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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 $36,660 to $46,230. The highest paying area for surgical technologists in Florida is Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach with a median annual salary of $46,230. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Cape Coral-Fort Myers (mean annual salary $45,770). The lowest paying area is Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $36,660.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$46,230
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$45,770
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$45,160
Naples-Marco Island
$44,820
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$44,810
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$44,800
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$44,270
Tallahassee
$43,350
Port St Lucie
$43,270
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$43,170
Ocala
$42,960
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$42,200
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin
$41,740
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$41,690
Gainesville
$41,610
Punta Gorda
$41,330
Sebastian-Vero Beach
$40,400
South Florida nonmetropolitan area
$39,730
Jacksonville
$38,960
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
$38,480
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$38,220
Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach
$38,190
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$37,890
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area
$36,660




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