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Surgical Technologist in the United States

How much does a Surgical Technologist earn in the United States? The average Surgical Technologist salary in the United States is $44,595 as of July 31, 2018, but the range typically falls between $40,065 and $49,676. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Prepares and maintains medical equipment for surgical procedures. Prepares operating room and patient for surgery. Performs pre-operation preparations to the patient's skin, body and medical equipment

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