Surgical Technologists Salary Information in Tennessee

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,340
25th Percentile Wage
$35,720
50th Percentile Wage
$41,690
75th Percentile Wage
$49,180
90th Percentile Wage
$59,480

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for surgical technologists in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $59,480. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $41,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,340.

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
$41,690
5.97% 13.29%
2016
$39,200
2.73% -
2015
$38,130
1.73% -
2014
$37,470
0.48% -
2013
$37,290
3.06% -
2012
$36,150
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of surgical technologists in some Tennessee cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of surgical technologists in state of Tennessee ranges from $34,200 to $45,070. The highest paying area for surgical technologists in Tennessee is Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin with a median annual salary of $45,070. The second highest paying city/area in Tennessee State is Memphis (mean annual salary $44,260). The lowest paying area is Jackson with a median annual salary of $34,200.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$45,070
Memphis
$44,260
Cleveland
$43,200
Morristown
$40,660
Johnson City
$39,400
Knoxville
$38,830
Clarksville
$37,380
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$37,240
Chattanooga
$36,770
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$36,360
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$36,340
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$34,630
Jackson
$34,200




Related:

💰 Highest paying cities for surgical technologists

💰 Highest paying industries for surgical technologists.