Surgical technologists are most often employed by the General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals industry. The average yearly wage for Surgical technologists was $42,757 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Surgical technologists by wage are Court, municipal, & license clerks, Automotive service technicians & mechanics, and Highway maintenance workers.
The top 3 locations that employ the most Surgical technologists are Fort Bend County (West & South) PUMA, TX, Johnston County PUMA, NC, and Gregg CountyLongview City PUMA, TX. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Surgical technologists are Gregg CountyLongview City PUMA, TX, Chattanooga City (South & Central) PUMA, TN, and River Parishes PUMA, LA.