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Surgical Technologists

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $25.66
Statewide median: $19.62

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Surgical Technologists *

Area Low Median High
U S
$18 $21.98 $26.79
Minnesota
$22.17 $25.66 $29.35
Central Minnesota
$21.1 $24.74 $28.89
Northeast Minnesota
$21.93 $24.6 $28.52
Northwest Minnesota
$19.87 $22.51 $25.89
Southeast Minnesota
$21.51 $25.39 $30.34
Southwest Minnesota
$20.38 $23.54 $27.83
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$23.3 $26.57 $29.56

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 2100 workers employed in this small career.

Where do Surgical Technologists most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in high demand.

 

Future Demand   This career is projected to grow much faster than average.

This career is seeing very high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 380 new Surgical Technologists to meet market demand between 2014-2024. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Surgical Technologists
  Employment Employment Change
2014 2024 Number Percent
U S 99800 114500 14700 14.8%
Minnesota 1844 2040 196 10.6%
  2014 2024 Number Percent
Northeast Minnesota 208 221 13 6.2%
Central Minnesota 165 183 18 10.9%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 939 1057 118 12.5%
Southwest Minnesota 158 168 10 6.3%
Northwest Minnesota 143 163 20 13.9%


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