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 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,410
25th Percentile Wage
$34,480
50th Percentile Wage
$40,850
75th Percentile Wage
$48,190
90th Percentile Wage
$55,850

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 $55,850. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $40,850. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29,410.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$14.14
25th Percentile Wage
$16.57
50th Percentile Wage
$19.64
75th Percentile Wage
$23.17
90th Percentile Wage
$26.85

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for surgical technologists in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $26.85. The median hourly salary is $19.64. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $14.14.

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
201640,8504.46%6.22%
201539,0301.72%-
201438,3601.09%-
201337,940-0.98%-
201238,310--

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 $33,440 to $43,910. The highest paying area for surgical technologists in Georgia is Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta with a median annual salary of $43,910. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is Macon (mean annual salary $40,910). The lowest paying area is Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $33,440.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$43,910
Macon
$40,910
Athens-Clarke County
$39,660
Albany
$38,580
Savannah
$37,690
Rome
$37,580
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$37,430
East Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$37,000
Columbus
$35,700
Dalton
$35,400
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$34,930
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$33,440



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