Surgical Technologists Salary Information in Georgia

The average annual and hourly salaries for surgical technologists in the state of Georgia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of surgical technologists among Georgia 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 Georgia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,120
25th Percentile Wage
$36,540
50th Percentile Wage
$43,410
75th Percentile Wage
$49,940
90th Percentile Wage
$58,720

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for surgical technologists in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $58,720. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $43,410. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,120.

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
$43,410
5.90% 11.75%
2016
$40,850
4.46% -
2015
$39,030
1.72% -
2014
$38,360
1.09% -
2013
$37,940
-0.98% -
2012
$38,310
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of surgical technologists in some Georgia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of surgical technologists in state of Georgia ranges from $33,170 to $45,800. The highest paying area for surgical technologists in Georgia is Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta with a median annual salary of $45,800. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is Rome (mean annual salary $45,390). The lowest paying area is South Georgia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $33,170.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$45,800
Rome
$45,390
Macon
$42,400
Athens-Clarke County
$41,690
Albany
$40,570
East Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$39,950
Valdosta
$38,960
Savannah
$38,670
Columbus
$37,650
Gainesville
$36,480
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$36,300
Dalton
$35,400
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$33,630
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$33,170




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