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How much do surgical technologists make? 

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that surgical technologists make a mean annual income of $51,510 as of May 2020, which is approximately $24.77 per hour. The lowest 10 percent of surgical technologists earned less than $34,120, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $73,110.

How much do surgical technologists earn in each state?

The table below compares  surgical technologist salaries across states and U.S. territories (Source: BLS Occupational Employment and Wages May 2020). You can also find data for the number of surgical technologists in each state as well as the number of surgical technologists per 1,000 jobs—a figure that can help you determine the job's popularity in a given location. Not all locations have employment statistics. 


Surgical Technologist Salary
Location
Annual Salary
in location
Employment
In location
Employment per 1,000 jobs
Alaska
$67,120
230
0.787
Nevada
$67,000
1,100
0.883
California
$64,570
9,140
0.557
Connecticut
$62,310
1,030
0.665
District of Columbia
$61,620
280
0.409
Minnesota
$61,300
2,340
0.865
Washington
$60,450
2,330
0.729
Oregon
$59,480
1,330
0.734
Rhode Island
$59,410
190
0.436
New York
$59,380
5,510
0.634
Massachusetts
$59,330
2,410
0.719
Colorado
$57,070
1,740
0.677
Wisconsin
$56,910
2,580
0.953
Hawaii
$56,080
300
0.518
Maryland
$55,500
1,850
0.735
New Jersey
$55,320
2,090
0.554
Arizona
$52,670
2,270
0.799
Virginia
$52,160
2,080
0.561
Delaware
$52,000
280
0.656
New Hampshire
$51,800
430
0.701
Montana
$50,920
460
1.020
Illinois
$50,770
3,750
0.666
North Dakota
$50,760
260
0.643
Maine
$50,010
500
0.872
Texas
$49,860
10,680
0.882
Indiana
$49,380
2,800
0.959
Ohio
$49,280
3,760
0.732
Nebraska
$49,200
930
0.982
Idaho
$48,600
720
1.007
Utah
$48,320
1,100
0.740
Georgia
$47,980
3,400
0.790
Pennsylvania
$47,890
4,080
0.741
Vermont
$47,750
70
0.250
Florida
$46,710
7,720
0.915
Wyoming
$46,420
160
0.600
Kansas
$45,950
970
0.727
Michigan
$45,910
3,970
1.010
New Mexico
$45,630
810
1.035
North Carolina
$45,490
3,210
0.747
Missouri
$44,990
1,890
0.702
Oklahoma
$44,900
1,750
1.118
South Dakota
$44,700
730
1.777
Tennessee
$44,540
2,250
0.773
Kentucky
$44,180
1,820
1.020
South Carolina
$43,880
2,300
1.141
Iowa
$43,780
710
0.483
Arkansas
$42,390
1,290
1.096
Louisiana
$42,140
1,980
1.099
Mississippi
$41,520
1,110
1.035
West Virginia
$39,890
890
1.369
Alabama
$38,660
1,810
0.950
Puerto Rico
$21,920
1,070
1.307