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Surgical Technologists Salary Information in Pennsylvania

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,230
25th Percentile Wage
$35,510
50th Percentile Wage
$42,600
75th Percentile Wage
$49,810
90th Percentile Wage
$58,880

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for surgical technologists in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $58,880. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $42,600. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,230.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.02
25th Percentile Wage
$17.07
50th Percentile Wage
$20.48
75th Percentile Wage
$23.95
90th Percentile Wage
$28.31

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for surgical technologists in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $28.31. The median hourly salary is $20.48. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.02.

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
201642,6002.18%7.30%
201541,6704.27%-
201439,890-0.18%-
201339,9601.18%-
201239,490--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of surgical technologists in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of surgical technologists in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $33,680 to $49,210. The highest paying area for surgical technologists in Pennsylvania is Newark-Union with a median annual salary of $49,210. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Philadelphia (mean annual salary $47,110). The lowest paying area is Erie with a median annual salary of $33,680.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$49,210
Philadelphia
$47,110
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$46,230
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$44,750
Reading
$43,970
Lancaster
$43,270
York-Hanover
$43,050
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$42,350
Williamsport
$42,010
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$41,130
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$40,640
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$40,510
Altoona
$40,470
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$40,200
Pittsburgh
$38,820
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$37,860
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$37,680
Erie
$33,680


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