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Considering a career as a Surgical Technologist in Massachusetts?

8.7% Jobs Projection
$54,440 Median Salary
270 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Surgical Technologists Work in Massachusetts?

2,920 people worked as Surgical Technologists in 2018 in this state.

There were 3,110 Surgical Technologists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 190 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Massachusetts

Jobs for Surgical Technologists in this state are growing at a rate of 8.7% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 11.7%.


Massachusetts Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 270 annual job openings, and 3,360 total jobs in 2026 for Surgical Technologists in this state.

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

What do Surgical Technologists Make in Massachusetts?

In 2018 wages for Surgical Technologists ranged from $37,800 to $77,140 with $54,440 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $18.18 to $37.09. The median hourly rate was $26.17.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $26.06 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.11.

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


Top Massachusetts 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
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 1,700 $55,360
Providence-Warwick, RI-MA 610 $48,210
Springfield, MA-CT 440 $58,900
Worcester, MA-CT 150 $56,410
Barnstable Town, MA 110 $64,770

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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