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Surgical technician salary in St. Louis, MO

How much does a Surgical Technician make in St. Louis, MO?

Average base salary

as national average
Average $46.62
Low $34.87
High $62.34
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a surgical technician is $46.62 per hour in St. Louis, MO. 3k salaries reported, updated at March 16, 2023

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Salaries by years of experience in St. Louis, MO

Years of experiencePer hour
Less than 1 year
1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
More than 10 years
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Top companies for Surgical Technicians in St. Louis, MO

  1. Opusing LLC
    30 reviews5 salaries reported
    $60.84per hour
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Highest paying cities for Surgical Technicians near St. Louis, MO

  1. Cape Girardeau, MO
    $51.23 per hour
    233 salaries reported
  2. Liberty, MO
    $48.25 per hour
    25 salaries reported
  3. St. Louis, MO
    $46.62 per hour
    3k salaries reported
  1. O'Fallon, MO
    $46.51 per hour
    479 salaries reported
  2. Columbia, MO
    $45.91 per hour
    112 salaries reported
  3. Springfield, MO
    $43.44 per hour
    501 salaries reported
  1. Lebanon, MO
    $41.32 per hour
    190 salaries reported
  2. Joplin, MO
    $39.14 per hour
    202 salaries reported
  3. Kansas City, MO
    $26.90 per hour
    177 salaries reported
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Where can a Surgical Technician earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Surgical Technicians

Most recommended license


(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 $46.62 per hour.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this licenseChange from previous year
20121412increase by 1412
20134236increase by 200.00%
20148191increase by 93.37%
20153611decrease by 55.92%
20163598decrease by 0.36%
20171629decrease by 54.72%
2018819decrease by 49.72%
20191384increase by 68.99%

Top companies hiring Surgical Technicians on Indeed

Center for Performance Medicine
SSM Health
Ridenour Plastic Surgery
SCA Health
St. Louis Eye Surgery and Laser Center
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Top fields of study
Medical Degree
Top certifications
BLS Certification
Top skills
Acute Care

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

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Most common benefits for Surgical Technicians

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • 403(b)
  • 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
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 358 ratings

50% of Surgical Technicians in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in St. Louis, MO?

Operating Room Technician

238 job openings

Average $666 per week

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Common questions about salaries for a Surgical Technician

How can I know if I am being paid fairly as a surgical technician?

If you’re unsure about what salary is appropriate for a surgical technician, visit Indeed's Salary Calculator to get a free, personalized pay range based on your location, industry and experience.

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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.

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Do surgical technicians receive benefits?

Surgical technicians who work full time can receive benefits.

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