Average Assistant-At-Surgery Salary
$113,000 yearly
$54.81 hourly
Updated August 18, 2021
$43,000
10 %
$113,000
Median
$297,000
90 %
What Is The Average Assistant-At-Surgery Salary?
The average assistant-at-surgery salary is $113,999 per year, or $54.81 per hour, in the United States. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $43,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $297,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Alaska, Hawaii, Washington, Oregon, and Massachusetts provide the highest assistant-at-surgery salaries.
PercentileascdescAnnual SalaryascdescMonthly SalaryascdescHourly Rateascdesc
90th Percentile
$297,000
$24,750
$143
75th Percentile
$188,000
$15,667
$90
Average
$113,999
$9,500
$55
25th Percentile
$68,000
$5,667
$33
10th Percentile
$43,000
$3,583
$21

Average Assistant-At-Surgery Salary By State

The darker areas on the map show where assistants-at surgery earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

Assistant-At-Surgery average salary by State

StateascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Alabama
$81,586
$39.22
Alaska
$143,877
$69.17
Arizona
$96,784
$46.53
Arkansas
$80,275
$38.59
California
$101,460
$48.78
Colorado
$91,728
$44.10
Connecticut
$104,131
$50.06
Delaware
$100,830
$48.48
District of Columbia
$113,765
$54.69
Florida
$86,999
$41.83
Georgia
$83,763
$40.27
Hawaii
$119,301
$57.36
Idaho
$88,793
$42.69
Illinois
$109,223
$52.51
Indiana
$88,659
$42.62
Iowa
$100,566
$48.35
Kansas
$82,391
$39.61
Kentucky
$92,180
$44.32
Louisiana
$92,009
$44.24
Maine
$98,948
$47.57
Maryland
$108,971
$52.39
Massachusetts
$114,819
$55.20
Michigan
$90,825
$43.67
Minnesota
$105,911
$50.92
Mississippi
$97,336
$46.80
Missouri
$92,579
$44.51
Montana
$91,285
$43.89
Nebraska
$93,684
$45.04
Nevada
$93,642
$45.02
New Hampshire
$96,277
$46.29
New Jersey
$103,965
$49.98
New Mexico
$101,378
$48.74
New York
$103,422
$49.72
North Carolina
$91,229
$43.86
North Dakota
$95,062
$45.70
Ohio
$97,041
$46.65
Oklahoma
$82,167
$39.50
Oregon
$116,149
$55.84
Pennsylvania
$91,320
$43.90
Rhode Island
$107,043
$51.46
South Carolina
$82,633
$39.73
South Dakota
$90,530
$43.52
Tennessee
$84,910
$40.82
Texas
$95,368
$45.85
Utah
$89,702
$43.13
Vermont
$104,591
$50.28
Virginia
$97,842
$47.04
Washington
$116,736
$56.12
West Virginia
$104,552
$50.27
Wisconsin
$100,416
$48.28
Wyoming
$96,108
$46.21

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Highest Paying Cities For Assistant-At-Surgery

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CityascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Boston, MA
$151,202
$72.69
Chicago, IL
$143,613
$69.04
Norwich, CT
$124,970
$60.08
New York, NY
$123,285
$59.27
Englewood, CO
$115,011
$55.29
Lawrenceville, GA
$94,504
$45.43

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Average Assistant-At-Surgery Salary Over Time

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

Location
    YearascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc% Changeascdesc
    2021
    $114,000
    $54.81
    +3.4%
    2020
    $110,000
    $52.96
    +2.9%
    2019
    $107,000
    $51.43
    +3.0%
    2018
    $104,000
    $49.88
    +2.1%
    2017
    $102,000
    $48.86
    +1.2%

    Assistant-At-Surgery Salaries By Years Of Experience

    The salary for an assistant-at-surgery can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.
    Experience LevelascdescAvg. SalaryascdescHourly Rateascdesc
    Entry Level
    $99,700
    $47.94
    Mid Level
    $104,000
    $50.03
    Senior Level
    $118,000
    $56.70

    Which Companies Pay Assistants-At Surgery The Most?

    To earn a high income as an assistant-at-surgery, working for UC Health or Tenet Healthcare might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Marshfield Clinic and NSMC Healthcare report highly competitive wages for assistants-at surgery.
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    Recently Added Assistant-At-Surgery Salaries

    Location
    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
    Uc Health
    Perioperative Assistant-Surgery North
    Perioperative Assistant-Surgery North
    Colorado Springs, CO
    08/28/2021
    $32,140
    08/28/2021
    Uchealth
    Perioperative Assistant-Surgery North
    Perioperative Assistant-Surgery North
    Colorado Springs, CO
    08/14/2021
    $32,140
    08/14/2021
    Uchealth
    Perioperative Assistant-Surgery North
    Perioperative Assistant-Surgery North
    Colorado Springs, CO
    07/31/2021
    $32,140
    07/31/2021
    Uc Health
    Perioperative Assistant-Surgery North
    Perioperative Assistant-Surgery North
    Colorado Springs, CO
    07/31/2021
    $32,140
    07/31/2021
    Children's Mercy Hospital
    Care Assistant-Surgery Clinic
    Care Assistant-Surgery Clinic
    Kansas City, MO
    07/17/2021
    $31,305
    07/17/2021
    Children's Mercy Kansas City
    Care Assistant-Surgery Clinic
    Care Assistant-Surgery Clinic
    Kansas City, MO
    05/25/2021
    $31,305
    05/25/2021
    Children's Mercy Hospital
    Care Assistant-4 Sutherland-Med/Surg, Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery
    Care Assistant-4 Sutherland-Med/Surg, Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery
    Kansas City, MO
    05/21/2021
    $31,305
    05/21/2021
    Children's Mercy Hospital
    Care Assistant-4 Sutherland-Med/Surg, Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery
    Care Assistant-4 Sutherland-Med/Surg, Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery
    Kansas City, MO
    05/21/2021
    $31,305
    05/21/2021
    Children's Mercy Kansas City
    Care Assistant-4 Sutherland-Med/Surg, Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery
    Care Assistant-4 Sutherland-Med/Surg, Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery
    Kansas City, MO
    05/14/2021
    $31,305
    05/14/2021
    Washington University of St. Louis
    Grant Assistant-Orthopaedic Surgery
    Grant Assistant-Orthopaedic Surgery
    Saint Louis, MO
    03/12/2021
    $40,029
    03/12/2021

    Average Assistant-At-Surgery Salary by Demographic

    Assistant-At-Surgery Gender Pay Gap

    male-income
    Male Income
    $132,938
    female-income
    Female Income
    $116,827
    Median Assistant-At-Surgery Income by Race
    Asian assistants-at surgery have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. White assistants-at surgery have the lowest average salary at $120,993.
    $131,000
    $129,000
    $127,000
    $125,000
    $123,000
    $121,000
    $119,000
    Unknown
    White
    Black or African American
    Asian
    Hispanic or Latino
    Ethnicityascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    Unknown$127,220
    White$120,993
    Black or African American$122,338
    Asian$129,190
    Hispanic or Latino$124,670
    Average Assistant-At-Surgery Salary by Education Level
    Assistants-at surgery with a Masters degree earn more than those without, at $240,373 annually. With a Associate degree, assistants-at surgery earn a median annual income of $118,840 compared to $116,827 for assistants-at surgery with an High School Diploma degree.
    $241,000
    $216,000
    $191,000
    $166,000
    $141,000
    $116,000
    $91,000
    High School Diploma or Less
    Master's Degree
    Bachelor's Degree
    Some College/ Associate Degree
    Educationascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    High School Diploma or Less$116,827
    Master's Degree$240,373
    Bachelor's Degree$115,845
    Some College/ Associate Degree$118,840