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Surgical Technologists Salary Information in Puerto Rico

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,270
25th Percentile Wage
$17,390
50th Percentile Wage
$19,260
75th Percentile Wage
$22,970
90th Percentile Wage
$28,000

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for surgical technologists in Puerto Rico in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $28,000. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $19,260. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16,270.

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
$19,260
2.60% 3.74%
2016
$18,760
0.32% -
2015
$18,700
1.18% -
2014
$18,480
0.38% -
2013
$18,410
-0.71% -
2012
$18,540
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Surgical Technologists in Puerto Rico Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of surgical technologists in some Puerto Rico cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of surgical technologists in state of Puerto Rico ranges from $17,550 to $20,130. The highest paying area for surgical technologists in Puerto Rico is San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo with a median annual salary of $20,130. The second highest paying city/area in Puerto Rico State is Ponce (mean annual salary $18,200). The lowest paying area is Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian with a median annual salary of $17,550.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo
$20,130
Ponce
$18,200
Mayaguez
$18,040
Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian
$17,550




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