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Highest Paying Cities for Surgical Technologists

The top 100 highest paying cities for surgical technologists (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of surgical technologists in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $76,180, San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California is the highest paying city for surgical technologists. It is followed by San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California (average annual salary $71,830). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of surgical technologists in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Surgical Technologists

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$76,180
520
2 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$71,830
710
3 Salinas, California
$71,630
60
4 Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$70,490
40
5 Redding, California
$69,870
50
6 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$69,520
1,340
7 San Rafael, USA
$66,760
60
8 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$65,360
120
9 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$63,880
750
10 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$63,620
660
11 Napa, California
$63,010
30
12 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$62,930
800
13 Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, USA
$62,720
360
14 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$61,020
80
15 Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, USA
$60,500
110
16 Portsmouth, New Hampshire
$60,280
60
17 Urban Honolulu, USA
$60,200
210
18 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$60,010
180
19 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California
$59,880
60
20 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$59,770
370
21 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$59,460
2,380
22 Fresno, California
$59,360
240
23 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$59,300
1,340
24 North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$58,930
130
25 Honolulu, Hawaii
$58,920
250
26 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$58,910
3,120
27 Modesto, California
$58,780
110
28 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$58,750
760
29 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$58,600
800
30 Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, Massachusetts
$58,400
n/a
31 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$58,200
980
32 St Cloud, Minnesota
$57,960
90
33 Stockton, California
$57,940
170
34 Peabody, Massachusetts
$57,770
80
35 Southwest Idaho nonmetropolitan area, Idaho
$57,520
30
36 Mankato-North Mankato, Minnesota
$57,420
50
37 Barnstable Town, Massachusetts
$57,330
110
38 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$57,280
1,000
39 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$57,180
740
40 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$56,810
1,250
41 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$56,720
1,260
42 Springfield, Massachusetts
$56,610
530
43 Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, New Hampshire
$56,540
40
44 Madison, Wisconsin
$56,450
210
45 Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, New Hampshire
$56,350
40
46 Boulder, Colorado
$56,200
100
47 Anchorage, Alaska
$55,880
80
48 Grand Junction, Colorado
$55,830
70
49 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$55,810
770
50 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$55,630
570
51 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$55,460
1,340
52 Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$55,460
30
53 Reno-Sparks, Nevada
$55,330
210
54 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$55,310
300
55 Tacoma, Washington
$55,210
260
56 Worcester, Massachusetts
$55,020
160
57 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$54,930
5,560
58 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$54,910
4,190
59 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$54,900
1,740
60 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$54,800
990
61 Southwestern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, New Hampshire
$54,770
n/a
62 Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area, Colorado
$54,540
80
63 Eau Claire, Wisconsin
$54,260
140
64 Atlantic City-Hammonton, New Jersey
$54,040
80
65 Spokane, Washington
$53,950
170
66 Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$53,830
70
67 Chico, California
$53,760
70
68 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$53,670
3,470
69 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$53,640
840
70 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$53,580
80
71 Missoula, Montana
$53,460
90
72 Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$53,360
50
73 Eugene-Springfield, Oregon
$53,350
100
74 Rochester, Minnesota
$53,300
350
75 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$53,290
1,200
76 Duluth, Wisconsin
$53,260
180
77 Sierra Vista-Douglas, USA
$52,860
30
78 Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington
$52,830
30
79 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$52,810
50
80 Sheboygan, Wisconsin
$52,800
40
81 Medford, Oregon
$52,760
90
82 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$52,400
3,400
83 Nashua, New Hampshire
$52,180
30
84 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$52,180
390
85 Pittsfield, Massachusetts
$52,020
60
86 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California
$51,810
60
87 Olympia, Washington
$51,660
90
88 Colorado Springs, Colorado
$51,590
160
89 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$51,580
1,460
90 Camden, New Jersey
$51,460
220
91 Yakima, Washington
$51,430
80
92 Winchester, West Virginia
$51,390
70
93 Southern Oregon and Linn County nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$51,280
40
94 Wausau, Wisconsin
$51,270
100
95 Framingham, Massachusetts
$51,100
70
96 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$50,790
490
97 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$50,760
2,440
98 Bellingham, Washington
$50,700
n/a
99 Chambersburg-Waynesboro, USA
$50,640
50
100 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$50,430
900
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