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Surgical Technologists in Maryland

Considering a career as a Surgical Technologist in Maryland?

15.7% Jobs Projection
$55,110 Median Salary
190 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Surgical Technologists in Maryland is growing faster than average.

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

How Many Surgical Technologists Work in Maryland?

1,710 people worked as Surgical Technologists in 2018 in this state.

There were 1,890 Surgical Technologists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 180 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The amount of Surgical Technologists working in the state is similar to the average state.


Job Projections for Maryland

Jobs for Surgical Technologists in this state are growing at a rate of 15.7% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 11.7%.


Maryland Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 190 annual job openings, and a total of 2,290 jobs for Maryland 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 Maryland?

In 2018 wages for Surgical Technologists ranged from $38,220 to $76,900 with $55,110 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $18.38 to $36.97. The median hourly rate was $26.49.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $26.03 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.46.

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


Top Maryland 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
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 1,930 $46,740
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 1,340 $60,130
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 980 $53,530
Salisbury, MD-DE 120 $40,470
Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV 110 $39,680
Cumberland, MD-WV 50 $41,770

Top States for Surgical Technologists Employment

View the list below to see 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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