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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 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 Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,020
25th Percentile Wage
$46,680
50th Percentile Wage
$54,500
75th Percentile Wage
$62,210
90th Percentile Wage
$71,830

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 $71,830. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $54,500. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,020.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20.20
25th Percentile Wage
$22.44
50th Percentile Wage
$26.20
75th Percentile Wage
$29.91
90th Percentile Wage
$34.54

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for surgical technologists in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $34.54. The median hourly salary is $26.20. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20.20.

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
201654,5003.65%10.40%
201552,5104.19%-
201450,3102.42%-
201349,0900.53%-
201248,830--

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 $44,160 to $56,280. The highest paying area for surgical technologists in Washington is Seattle-Bellevue-Everett with a median annual salary of $56,280. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue (mean annual salary $55,960). The lowest paying area is Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $44,160.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$56,280
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$55,960
Tacoma
$55,120
Spokane
$54,960
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$53,690
Olympia
$53,250
Bremerton-Silverdale
$52,830
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$52,120
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$49,820
Yakima
$49,300
Central Washington nonmetropolitan area
$47,520
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$46,860
Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$44,160



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