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Surgical Technologists Salary Information in North Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for surgical technologists in the state of North Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of surgical technologists among North Carolina 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,860
25th Percentile Wage
$36,110
50th Percentile Wage
$41,810
75th Percentile Wage
$48,600
90th Percentile Wage
$55,980

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for surgical technologists in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $55,980. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $41,810. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,860.

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
$41,810
1.96% 7.92%
2016
$40,990
4.95% -
2015
$38,960
0.23% -
2014
$38,870
1.90% -
2013
$38,130
-0.97% -
2012
$38,500
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Surgical Technologists in North Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of surgical technologists in some North Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of surgical technologists in state of North Carolina ranges from $35,420 to $47,920. The highest paying area for surgical technologists in North Carolina is Durham-Chapel Hill with a median annual salary of $47,920. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Raleigh-Cary (mean annual salary $47,790). The lowest paying area is Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $35,420.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Durham-Chapel Hill
$47,920
Raleigh-Cary
$47,790
Greensboro-High Point
$43,620
Winston-Salem
$41,700
Fayetteville
$41,520
Goldsboro
$41,230
Greenville
$40,610
Rocky Mount
$40,180
Asheville
$40,150
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$39,930
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$38,030
Wilmington
$37,870
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$37,620
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$37,240
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$35,420




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