Surgical Technologists in Texas
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You’re in luck! Jobs for Surgical Technologists in Texas are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Surgical Technologists in Texas is growing faster than average.
Surgical Technologists in Texas earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Surgical Technologists Work in Texas?
10,340 people worked as Surgical Technologists in 2018 in this state.
There were 9,470 Surgical Technologists employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 870 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 1,710 Surgical Technologists working in it, which means Texas has more Surgical Technologists than average.
Job Projections for Texas
Jobs for Surgical Technologists in this state are growing at a rate of 20.8% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 11.7%.
Texas Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates 1,150 annual job openings, and a total of 13,130 jobs for Texas 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 Texas?
In 2018 wages for Surgical Technologists ranged from $32,200 to $67,860 with $48,420 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $15.48 to $32.62. The median hourly rate was $23.28.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $22.66 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate grew by $0.62.
The median salary in Texas is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Texas 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|
|Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX||2,960||$53,770|
|Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX||2,590||$49,380|
|San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX||1,010||$42,930|
|Austin-Round Rock, TX||860||$48,710|
|El Paso, TX||290||$44,930|
|Corpus Christi, TX||200||$42,820|
|Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX||140||$32,970|
|San Angelo, TX||70||$46,660|
|College Station-Bryan, TX||70||$47,350|
Top States for Surgical Technologists Employment
The table below shows the states where most Surgical Technologists work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Surgical Technologists get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$59,200|
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What Major Will Prepare You For a Surgical Technologist Career?
- Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services
- Allied Health Professions
- Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science
- Surgical Technology
- Sterile Processing Technology/Technician
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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