Surgical Technologists Salary in Sector of Educational Services

The salary statistics of surgical technologists in the industry sector of educational services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare surgical technologists salaries in different industries within the educational services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Surgical Technologists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,790
25th Percentile Wage
$41,500
50th Percentile Wage
$49,730
75th Percentile Wage
$59,800
90th Percentile Wage
$69,960

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for surgical technologists in the industry sector of educational services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) surgical technologists is $69,960. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $49,730. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid surgical technologists is $34,790.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of surgical technologists in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201649,730-5.37%5.29%
201552,4002.58%-
201451,0504.43%-
201348,7903.46%-
201247,100--

Compare Surgical Technologists Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of surgical technologists in six industries in the educational services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for surgical technologists occupations is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - privately owned industry with an annual salary $58,950. The lowest paying industry is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - state government owned industry (annual salary $46,090). For detailed surgical technologists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$58,950
Educational Services - Privately owned
$58,950
Educational Services
$49,730
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$49,730
Educational Services - State government owned
$46,090
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$46,090

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].




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