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Best states for a Surgical Technician

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We decided to bring you a list of the best states for jobs for Surgical Technicians, considering how big the profession is in the United States.

Surgical Technician positions are available in every area, but not all places are the same -- they do not offer the same wages, benefits, time off, etc.

In fact, our research shows that Alaska is the best state for Surgical Technicians in America.

The best city in America for Surgical Technicians with the highest pay is Stamford.

We figured that the best places for Surgical Technician jobs has three things everyone would agree on.

There would be high annual wages, good career prospects (no matter what phase of the career you are in), and a lot of job opportunities.

a Surgical Technician will most commonly be promoted to Registered Nurse.

The 10 Best States in America For Surgical Technicians in 2019

  1. Alaska
  2. Connecticut
  3. Nevada
  4. Wisconsin
  5. Minnesota
  6. Oregon
  7. Washington
  8. Colorado
  9. California
  10. New Hampshire
  • (34 jobs)
  • (221 jobs)
  • (102 jobs)
  • (364 jobs)
  • (304 jobs)
  • (190 jobs)
  • (322 jobs)
  • (363 jobs)
  • (1,219 jobs)
  • (96 jobs)

How did we determine the ranking?

We analyzed our most recent data, particularly the employment statistics, and ranked all 50 states from best to worst for Surgical Technicians.

Below is the list of best cities for Surgical Technician jobs ranked from 1 to 50.

If you're interested, you can read more about the job scene here:

The 10 Best States For Surgical Technicians in 2019

1. Alaska

Total Surgical Technician Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
34 $64,875 $51,000 $82,000 1.4
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Surgical Technician Jobs in Alaska

2. Connecticut

Total Surgical Technician Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
221 $57,332 $45,000 $72,000 1.31
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Surgical Technician Jobs in Connecticut

3. Nevada

Total Surgical Technician Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
102 $60,117 $47,000 $76,000 1.08
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Surgical Technician Jobs in Nevada

4. Wisconsin

Total Surgical Technician Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
364 $53,593 $42,000 $67,000 1.43
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Surgical Technician Jobs in Wisconsin

5. Minnesota

Total Surgical Technician Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
304 $59,404 $46,000 $75,000 1.01
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Surgical Technician Jobs in Minnesota

6. Oregon

Total Surgical Technician Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
190 $54,652 $43,000 $69,000 1.11
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Surgical Technician Jobs in Oregon

7. Washington

Total Surgical Technician Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
322 $58,006 $45,000 $73,000 0.83
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Surgical Technician Jobs in Washington

8. Colorado

Total Surgical Technician Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
363 $54,105 $42,000 $68,000 1.17
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Surgical Technician Jobs in Colorado

9. California

Total Surgical Technician Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,219 $61,483 $48,000 $77,000 0.71
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Surgical Technician Jobs in California

10. New Hampshire

Total Surgical Technician Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
96 $51,043 $40,000 $64,000 1.16
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Surgical Technician Jobs in New Hampshire

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Surgical Technician

You can read about how the best state rankings are calculated here.

Detailed list of the best states for a Surgical Technician

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