How Much does a Surgical Technician Make?

Salaries for surgical technicians vary due to such factors as location, industry, experience and certification. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics, the mean salary for a surgical technician was $38,800, with the top 10% earning $52,500 and the bottom 10% earning under $26,650 annually. Industries offering the highest salareis included ambulatory health care services, employment services, home health care services, medical and diagnostic laboratories and other health care provider offices.