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Is Ohio a good place for you to work as a Surgical Technologist?

8.8% Jobs Projection
$45,910 Median Salary
360 Job Openings

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

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

  • Surgical Technologists in Ohio earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Surgical Technologists Work in Ohio?

3,690 people worked as Surgical Technologists in 2018 in this state.

There were 3,970 Surgical Technologists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 280 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Ohio

Jobs for Surgical Technologists in this state are growing at a rate of 8.8% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 11.7%.


Ohio Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 360 annual job openings, and a total of 4,440 jobs for Ohio 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 Ohio?

In 2018 wages for Surgical Technologists ranged from $33,730 to $61,990 with $45,910 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $16.21 to $29.8. The median hourly rate was $22.07.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $20.67 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $1.40.

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


Top Ohio 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
Cleveland-Elyria, OH 800 $46,970
Columbus, OH 730 $45,440
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 560 $48,450
Dayton, OH 340 $52,610
Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH 300 $42,310
Toledo, OH 210 $46,170
Akron, OH 200 $45,040
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 190 $38,240
Canton-Massillon, OH 100 $46,860
Lima, OH 60 $42,890
Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH 40 $39,760

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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