Surgical Technologists Salary Information in Missouri

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,300
25th Percentile Wage
$34,220
50th Percentile Wage
$40,640
75th Percentile Wage
$48,480
90th Percentile Wage
$58,380

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for surgical technologists in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $58,380. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $40,640. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29,300.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$14.09
25th Percentile Wage
$16.45
50th Percentile Wage
$19.54
75th Percentile Wage
$23.31
90th Percentile Wage
$28.07

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for surgical technologists in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $28.07. The median hourly salary is $19.54. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $14.09.

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
201640,6402.34%3.72%
201539,6901.16%-
201439,230-0.66%-
201339,4900.91%-
201239,130--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of surgical technologists in some Missouri cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of surgical technologists in state of Missouri ranges from $35,020 to $44,990. The highest paying area for surgical technologists in Missouri is Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers with a median annual salary of $44,990. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is Kansas City (mean annual salary $44,580). The lowest paying area is Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $35,020.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$44,990
Kansas City
$44,580
Cape Girardeau-Jackson
$43,390
St Louis
$39,930
Springfield
$38,920
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$35,850
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$35,020



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