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 amongst Texas 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 Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,720
25th Percentile Wage
$36,790
50th Percentile Wage
$45,030
75th Percentile Wage
$54,090
90th Percentile Wage
$62,790

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 $62,790. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $45,030. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,720.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$14.77
25th Percentile Wage
$17.69
50th Percentile Wage
$21.65
75th Percentile Wage
$26.00
90th Percentile Wage
$30.19

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for surgical technologists in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $30.19. The median hourly salary is $21.65. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $14.77.

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
201645,0301.38%7.73%
201544,4102.84%-
201443,1501.37%-
201342,5602.37%-
201241,550--

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 $52,250. The highest paying area for surgical technologists in Texas is Odessa with a median annual salary of $52,250. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Brownsville-Harlingen (mean annual salary $48,610). The lowest paying area is Beaumont-Port Arthur with a median annual salary of $33,860.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Odessa
$52,250
Brownsville-Harlingen
$48,610
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$48,140
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$47,860
Fort Worth-Arlington
$47,790
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$46,770
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$46,150
Laredo
$46,050
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$44,390
Corpus Christi
$44,070
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$44,010
El Paso
$42,380
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$42,160
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$42,140
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$41,910
Waco
$41,280
Tyler
$40,190
Abilene
$40,050
Longview
$39,720
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$39,630
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$39,060
Amarillo
$38,810
Victoria
$37,940
Texarkana-Texarkana
$37,850
Wichita Falls
$37,510
College Station-Bryan
$36,530
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$36,290
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$33,860



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