Surgical technician salary in Houston, TX
How much does a Surgical Technician make in Houston, TX?
Average base salary
The average salary for a surgical technician is $43.75 per hour in Houston, TX. 459 salaries reported, updated at May 25, 2023
Salaries by years of experience in Houston, TX
|Years of experience||Per hour|
|Less than 1 year|
|1 to 2 years|
|3 to 5 years|
|6 to 9 years|
|More than 10 years|
Top companies for Surgical Technicians in Houston, TX
Highest paying cities for Surgical Technicians near Houston, TX
Where can a Surgical Technician earn more?Compare salaries for Surgical Technicians in different locations
Best-paid skills and qualifications for Surgical Technicians
RN(earn +7.34% more)
The jobs requiring this license have increase by 68.99% since 2018. Surgical Technicians with this license earn +7.34% more than the average base salary, which is $43.75 per hour.
|Year||Number of job openings on Indeed requiring this license||Change from previous year|
|2012||1412||increase by 1412|
|2013||4236||increase by 200.00%|
|2014||8191||increase by 93.37%|
|2015||3611||decrease by 55.92%|
|2016||3598||decrease by 0.36%|
|2017||1629||decrease by 54.72%|
|2018||819||decrease by 49.72%|
|2019||1384||increase by 68.99%|
Top companies hiring Surgical Technicians on Indeed
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Most common benefits for Surgical Technicians
- 401(k) matching
- Adoption assistance
- Continuing education credits
- Dental insurance
- Dependent health insurance coverage
- Disability insurance
- Employee assistance program
- Employee discount
- Employee stock purchase plan
- Flexible schedule
- Flexible spending account
- Health insurance
- Housing stipend
- License reimbursement
- Life insurance
- Loan forgiveness
- Loan repayment program
- Opportunities for advancement
- Paid housing
- Paid sick time
- Paid time off
- Pet insurance
- Referral program
- Relocation assistance
- Retirement plan
- Travel reimbursement
- Tuition reimbursement
- Vision insurance
Salary satisfactionBased on 358 ratings
50% of Surgical Technicians in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.
How much do similar professions get paid in Houston, TX?
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Average $1,859 per week
Scrub Tech233 job openings
Average $36.25 per hour
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Average $20.45 per hour
Surgical Assistant27 job openings
Average $23.03 per hour
Perfusionist2 job openings
Average $168,903 per year
Common questions about salaries for a Surgical Technician
How can I know if I am being paid fairly as a surgical technician?
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Do surgical technicians get raises?
With expected growth in the surgical technician job market, there is expected to be an accompanying increase in salary. Surgical technicians can advance to other roles which will lead to greater responsibilities and potential raises.
Do surgical technicians receive benefits?
Surgical technicians who work full time can receive benefits.
Do surgical technicians get overtime pay?
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