1. Skip to content

Surgical Technologists

Prepare operating rooms, arrange equipment, and help doctors and nurses during surgery.

Quick Facts

Wages:

Above the statewide median
$28.63 / hour    Read more about wages

Outlook:

Above statewide average
Growth rate:  10.5%    Read more about outlook

Education:

Associate's degree is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Apply bandages, dressings, or splints.
  • Assist healthcare practitioners during surgery.
  • Maintain sterile operative fields.
  • Position patients for treatment or examination.
Read more about the job

Job Title Examples:

Certified Surgical Technologist (CST)
Operating Room Surgical Technician (OR St)
Surgical Technician

See more job title examples

View All Career Information


Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.