Surgical Technologists Salary Information in Texas

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,990
25th Percentile Wage
$38,500
50th Percentile Wage
$47,130
75th Percentile Wage
$57,290
90th Percentile Wage
$65,080

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for surgical technologists in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $65,080. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $47,130. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,990.

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
$47,130
4.46% 11.84%
2016
$45,030
1.38% -
2015
$44,410
2.84% -
2014
$43,150
1.37% -
2013
$42,560
2.37% -
2012
$41,550
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Surgical Technologists in Texas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of surgical technologists in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of surgical technologists in state of Texas ranges from $33,860 to $50,760. The highest paying area for surgical technologists in Texas is Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown with a median annual salary of $50,760. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $49,490). The lowest paying area is Beaumont-Port Arthur with a median annual salary of $33,860.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$50,760
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$49,490
College Station-Bryan
$48,980
Fort Worth-Arlington
$48,900
Odessa
$48,750
Laredo
$48,630
Brownsville-Harlingen
$48,610
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$48,590
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$48,570
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$48,380
Sherman-Denison
$47,140
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$46,270
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$46,150
San Angelo
$45,640
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$45,580
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$45,170
Corpus Christi
$45,100
El Paso
$44,450
Midland
$44,030
Waco
$43,910
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$43,630
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$42,640
Tyler
$41,780
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$41,250
Lubbock
$41,010
Abilene
$39,810
Amarillo
$39,690
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$38,830
Victoria
$37,940
Texarkana-Texarkana
$37,850
Wichita Falls
$37,510
Longview
$37,360
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$33,860




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