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Surgical Technologists Salary Information in Washington

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,780
25th Percentile Wage
$46,600
50th Percentile Wage
$54,800
75th Percentile Wage
$63,730
90th Percentile Wage
$75,980

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for surgical technologists in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $75,980. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $54,800. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,780.

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
$54,800
0.55% 10.89%
2016
$54,500
3.65% -
2015
$52,510
4.19% -
2014
$50,310
2.42% -
2013
$49,090
0.53% -
2012
$48,830
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Surgical Technologists in Washington Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of surgical technologists in some Washington cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of surgical technologists in state of Washington ranges from $44,530 to $57,280. The highest paying area for surgical technologists in Washington is Seattle-Bellevue-Everett with a median annual salary of $57,280. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue (mean annual salary $56,810). The lowest paying area is Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $44,530.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$57,280
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$56,810
Tacoma
$55,210
Spokane
$53,950
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$53,640
Bremerton-Silverdale
$52,830
Olympia
$51,660
Yakima
$51,430
Bellingham
$50,700
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$49,820
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$49,380
Central Washington nonmetropolitan area
$47,520
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$46,860
Wenatchee-East Wenatchee
$46,110
Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$44,530




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