Surgical Technologists Salary Information in Illinois

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,670
25th Percentile Wage
$37,440
50th Percentile Wage
$45,530
75th Percentile Wage
$55,130
90th Percentile Wage
$62,740

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for surgical technologists in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $62,740. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $45,530. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,670.

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
$45,530
2.61% 8.96%
2016
$44,340
2.19% -
2015
$43,370
0.95% -
2014
$42,960
0.19% -
2013
$42,880
3.33% -
2012
$41,450
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Surgical Technologists in Illinois Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of surgical technologists in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of surgical technologists in state of Illinois ranges from $35,890 to $47,750. The highest paying area for surgical technologists in Illinois is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) with a median annual salary of $47,750. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area) (mean annual salary $47,370). The lowest paying area is South Illinois nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $35,890.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$47,750
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$47,370
Champaign-Urbana
$47,200
Springfield
$43,540
Peoria
$41,430
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$40,140
Rockford
$39,270
Bloomington-Normal
$38,650
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$37,710
East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$37,090
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$35,890




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