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 cities 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Surgical Technologists in Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,940
25th Percentile Wage
$32,180
50th Percentile Wage
$38,640
75th Percentile Wage
$46,020
90th Percentile Wage
$50,650

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 $50,650. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $38,640. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,940.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.95
25th Percentile Wage
$15.47
50th Percentile Wage
$18.57
75th Percentile Wage
$22.12
90th Percentile Wage
$24.35

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for surgical technologists in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $24.35. The median hourly salary is $18.57. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.95.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of surgical technologists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201638,6400.31%6.06%
201538,520-0.42%-
201438,6802.84%-
201337,5803.41%-
201236,300--

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 $33,170 to $41,510. The highest paying area for surgical technologists in Louisiana is Monroe with a median annual salary of $41,510. The second highest paying city/area in Louisiana State is Baton Rouge (mean annual salary $39,940). The lowest paying area is Shreveport-Bossier City with a median annual salary of $33,170.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Monroe
$41,510
Baton Rouge
$39,940
Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux
$39,900
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$39,880
Alexandria
$39,600
Lake Charles
$38,900
New Iberia nonmetropolitan area
$38,800
Lafayette
$38,260
Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area
$37,740
Shreveport-Bossier City
$33,170



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