Surgical Technologists Salary Information in Iowa

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,700
25th Percentile Wage
$34,770
50th Percentile Wage
$39,850
75th Percentile Wage
$46,730
90th Percentile Wage
$51,750

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for surgical technologists in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $51,750. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $39,850. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,700.

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
$39,850
1.13% 6.07%
2016
$39,400
1.60% -
2015
$38,770
1.34% -
2014
$38,250
1.99% -
2013
$37,490
0.16% -
2012
$37,430
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Surgical Technologists in Iowa Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of surgical technologists in some Iowa cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of surgical technologists in state of Iowa ranges from $36,980 to $40,840. The highest paying area for surgical technologists in Iowa is Davenport-Moline-Rock Island with a median annual salary of $40,840. The second highest paying city/area in Iowa State is Des Moines-West Des Moines (mean annual salary $39,500). The lowest paying area is Dubuque with a median annual salary of $36,980.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$40,840
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$39,500
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$39,270
Iowa City
$38,960
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$38,170
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
$38,130
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$37,710
Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$37,510
Cedar Rapids
$37,000
Dubuque
$36,980




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