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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 $76,980, San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California is the highest paying city for surgical technologists. It is followed by Vallejo-Fairfield, California (average annual salary $72,790). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [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
$76,980
500
2 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$72,790
40
3 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$71,160
1,380
4 Redding, California
$67,230
50
5 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$66,970
630
6 Salinas, California
$66,220
70
7 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$65,000
820
8 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$63,890
630
9 Napa, California
$63,010
30
10 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$61,930
780
11 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$59,290
340
12 Honolulu, Hawaii
$58,920
250
13 North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$58,720
120
14 Portsmouth, New Hampshire
$58,640
60
15 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$58,470
810
16 Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$58,110
30
17 Stockton, California
$57,970
140
18 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$57,880
700
19 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$57,650
1,340
20 Fresno, California
$57,600
210
21 Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area, Colorado
$57,500
80
22 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California
$57,370
50
23 Barnstable Town, Massachusetts
$57,260
180
24 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$57,060
2,490
25 Reno-Sparks, Nevada
$57,010
220
26 Visalia-Porterville, California
$56,790
80
27 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$56,560
960
28 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$56,360
240
29 Modesto, California
$56,330
100
30 Peabody, Massachusetts
$56,320
80
31 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$56,280
1,000
32 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$55,960
1,290
33 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$55,910
160
34 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$55,630
570
35 Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$55,460
30
36 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$55,210
900
37 Tacoma, Washington
$55,120
290
38 Spokane, Washington
$54,960
270
39 Anchorage, Alaska
$54,900
70
40 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$54,490
1,180
41 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$54,360
270
42 Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, New Hampshire
$54,240
50
43 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$54,020
5,330
44 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington
$53,690
50
45 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$53,670
3,470
46 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$53,650
90
47 Springfield, Massachusetts
$53,360
610
48 Olympia, Washington
$53,250
60
49 Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$53,220
60
50 Chico, California
$53,210
70
51 Eugene-Springfield, Oregon
$52,840
110
52 Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington
$52,830
30
53 Madison, Wisconsin
$52,700
230
54 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York
$52,690
430
55 Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$52,550
40
56 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$52,400
3,400
57 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$52,320
1,540
58 Odessa, Texas
$52,250
110
59 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$52,180
390
60 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$52,120
890
61 Grand Junction, Colorado
$52,040
90
62 Boulder, Colorado
$52,010
110
63 Fort Collins-Loveland, Colorado
$51,500
90
64 Southern Oregon and Linn County nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$51,280
40
65 Framingham, Massachusetts
$51,100
70
66 Atlantic City-Hammonton, New Jersey
$51,030
80
67 Duluth, Wisconsin
$50,860
200
68 Mankato-North Mankato, Minnesota
$50,600
50
69 Eau Claire, Wisconsin
$50,260
160
70 Racine, Wisconsin
$50,160
40
71 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$50,140
400
72 Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$49,820
40
73 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$49,770
800
74 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California
$49,620
80
75 Manchester, New Hampshire
$49,480
70
76 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$49,400
2,450
77 St Cloud, Minnesota
$49,370
90
78 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$49,360
1,920
79 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$49,340
180
80 Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, Wisconsin
$49,320
80
81 Yakima, Washington
$49,300
60
82 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$49,280
1,280
83 Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, Wisconsin
$49,230
50
84 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$49,210
540
85 New Haven, Connecticut
$49,140
290
86 Missoula, Montana
$49,040
100
87 Janesville, Wisconsin
$48,880
60
88 Oshkosh-Neenah, Wisconsin
$48,800
80
89 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$48,610
100
90 Brownsville-Harlingen, Texas
$48,610
110
91 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$48,550
130
92 Appleton, Wisconsin
$48,520
90
93 Winchester, West Virginia
$48,350
70
94 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$48,280
900
95 Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, New Jersey
$48,280
40
96 McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, Texas
$48,140
200
97 Tucson, Arizona
$48,130
370
98 Salem, Oregon
$48,020
120
99 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$47,860
3,070
100 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$47,790
1,080
See also: Highest paying industries for surgical technologists.