Surgical Technologists Salary Information in Montana

The average annual and hourly salaries for surgical technologists in the state of Montana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of surgical technologists amongst Montana 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,820
25th Percentile Wage
$36,050
50th Percentile Wage
$44,180
75th Percentile Wage
$51,890
90th Percentile Wage
$61,620

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for surgical technologists in Montana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $61,620. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $44,180. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29,820.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$14.34
25th Percentile Wage
$17.32
50th Percentile Wage
$21.24
75th Percentile Wage
$24.95
90th Percentile Wage
$29.63

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for surgical technologists in Montana in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $29.63. The median hourly salary is $21.24. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $14.34.

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
201644,1801.83%9.98%
201543,3707.08%-
201440,3000.27%-
201340,1901.05%-
201239,770--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of surgical technologists in some Montana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of surgical technologists in state of Montana ranges from $39,060 to $49,040. The highest paying area for surgical technologists in Montana is Missoula with a median annual salary of $49,040. The second highest paying city/area in Montana State is Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $44,130). The lowest paying area is Billings with a median annual salary of $39,060.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Missoula
$49,040
Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area
$44,130
Western Montana nonmetropolitan area
$42,820
Billings
$39,060


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