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Considering a career as a Surgical Technologist in Connecticut?

4.7% Jobs Projection
$56,290 Median Salary
90 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Surgical Technologists in Connecticut are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Surgical Technologists in Connecticut is growing slower than average.

  • Surgical Technologists in Connecticut earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Surgical Technologists Work in Connecticut?

There were approximately 1,290 workers employed as Surgical Technologists in this state in 2018.

There were 1,150 Surgical Technologists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 140 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 1,710 Surgical Technologists working in it, which means Connecticut has fewer Surgical Technologists than average.


Job Projections for Connecticut

Jobs for Surgical Technologists in this state are growing at a rate of 4.7% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 11.7%.


Connecticut Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 90 annual job openings, and a total of 1,110 jobs for Connecticut Surgical Technologists in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 10,000 annual jobs and 120,300 total jobs in 2026.

What do Surgical Technologists Make in Connecticut?

In 2018 wages for Surgical Technologists ranged from $35,700 to $78,640 with $56,290 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $17.16 to $37.81. The median hourly rate was $27.06.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $25.77 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $1.29.

The median salary in Connecticut is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Connecticut Metros for Surgical Technologists

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Surgical Technologists.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 480 $60,470
Springfield, MA-CT 440 $58,900
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 290 $51,570
Worcester, MA-CT 150 $56,410
Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI 70 $54,860

Top States for Surgical Technologists Employment

The table below shows the states where most Surgical Technologists work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Texas 10,340 $48,420
California 9,640 $60,340
Florida 7,340 $43,930
New York 5,750 $53,410
Georgia 4,410 $44,450
Pennsylvania 4,390 $44,000
Michigan 4,240 $43,270
Ohio 3,690 $45,910
North Carolina 3,500 $43,300
Illinois 3,270 $47,940
Indiana 3,180 $45,000
Tennessee 3,040 $42,350
Massachusetts 2,920 $54,440
Wisconsin 2,600 $52,800
Minnesota 2,340 $58,540
Arizona 2,300 $50,990
Virginia 2,240 $48,270
Alabama 2,220 $35,970
New Jersey 2,060 $53,070
South Carolina 1,970 $38,790

Below are the states where Surgical Technologists get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Alaska $63,870
California $60,340
District of Columbia $59,200
Nevada $58,940
Minnesota $58,540
Washington $57,240
Connecticut $56,290
Maryland $55,110
Massachusetts $54,440
Oregon $53,700

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