Surgical Technologists Salary Information in Wisconsin

The average annual and hourly salaries for surgical technologists in the state of Wisconsin are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of surgical technologists among Wisconsin 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Surgical Technologists in Wisconsin

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,490
25th Percentile Wage
$44,700
50th Percentile Wage
$51,690
75th Percentile Wage
$60,610
90th Percentile Wage
$69,920

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for surgical technologists in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $69,920. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $51,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40,490.

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
$51,690
2.21% 8.59%
2016
$50,550
1.36% -
2015
$49,860
1.83% -
2014
$48,950
2.02% -
2013
$47,960
1.48% -
2012
$47,250
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Surgical Technologists in Wisconsin Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of surgical technologists in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of surgical technologists in state of Wisconsin ranges from $45,850 to $56,720. The highest paying area for surgical technologists in Wisconsin is Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington with a median annual salary of $56,720. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Madison (mean annual salary $56,450). The lowest paying area is Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $45,850.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$56,720
Madison
$56,450
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$55,810
Eau Claire
$54,260
Duluth
$53,260
Sheboygan
$52,800
Wausau
$51,270
Janesville
$50,220
Racine
$50,160
Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$50,130
Oshkosh-Neenah
$49,690
Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$49,230
Appleton
$48,770
Lake County-Kenosha County
$48,460
Green Bay
$48,340
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$47,630
La Crosse
$47,050
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$46,000
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$45,850




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