Surgical Assistant salary in the United States

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Based on 1,441 income tax records
Average salary by age
How much do Surgical Assistants make?
The average total salary for a Surgical Assistant is $42,500 per year. This is based on data from 1,441 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Surgical Assistant and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Surgical Assistant salary can vary between $19,500 to $96,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Surgical Assistant salary by location

Surgical Assistant salary by company

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Mayo Foundation For Medical Education And Research, Olmsted County, MN
10 income tax records
$51K – $82K

Surgical Assistant demographics in United States

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62% are single
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38% are married
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41% have kids
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46% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Surgical Assistants in United States

1,441 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a surgical assistant in the United States is $42,500 per year. Surgical assistant salaries in the United States can vary between $19,500 to $96,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 1,441 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as surgical assistant.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for surgical assistants in the United States: Cincinnati Metro Area, OH ($69,500 a year), Milwaukee Metro Area, WI ($67,000 a year), and Rochester Metro Area, MN ($66,000 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.