Surgical Technologists Salary Information in Louisiana

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,320
25th Percentile Wage
$32,500
50th Percentile Wage
$38,810
75th Percentile Wage
$46,410
90th Percentile Wage
$51,590

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for surgical technologists in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $51,590. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $38,810. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,320.

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
$38,810
0.44% 6.47%
2016
$38,640
0.31% -
2015
$38,520
-0.42% -
2014
$38,680
2.84% -
2013
$37,580
3.41% -
2012
$36,300
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Surgical Technologists in Louisiana Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of surgical technologists in some Louisiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of surgical technologists in state of Louisiana ranges from $30,540 to $41,660. The highest paying area for surgical technologists in Louisiana is Baton Rouge with a median annual salary of $41,660. The second highest paying city/area in Louisiana State is Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux (mean annual salary $41,520). The lowest paying area is Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $30,540.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Baton Rouge
$41,660
Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux
$41,520
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$40,050
Alexandria
$39,600
Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area
$39,170
Hammond nonmetropolitan area
$39,080
New Iberia nonmetropolitan area
$38,800
Lake Charles
$38,700
Lafayette
$37,790
Monroe
$37,400
Shreveport-Bossier City
$35,090
Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area
$30,540




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