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24 Statistics on Surgery Center Staff & Wages Based on Number of ORs

Written by Carrie Pallardy | February 05, 2014

Dollar DangleHere are 24 statistics on ambulatory surgery center FTEs, salary and wages based on the number of operating rooms, according to VMG Health's ASC Intellimarker Survey 2011.

Surgery center staffing

Nurse FTE
•    One to two ORs: 7.6
•    Three to four ORs: 11.5
•    More than four ORs: 16.7

Tech FTE
•    One to two ORs: 2.5
•    Three to four ORs: 4.4
•    More than four ORs: 7.5

Administrative FTE
•    One to two ORs: 5.1
•    Three to four ORs: 7.5
•    More than four ORs: 10.1

Administrator
•    One to two ORs: 1
•    Three to four ORs: 1  
•    More than four ORs: 1

Hourly wages and salary

Nurse staff
•    One to two ORs: $30.26
•    Three to four ORs: $31.70
•    More than four ORs: $32.23

Tech staff
•    One to two ORs: $20.17
•    Three to four ORs: $20.56
•    More than four ORs: $20.62

Administrative staff
•    One to two ORs: $23.22
•    Three to four ORs: $22.78
•    More than four ORs: $22.03

Administrator salary
•    One to two ORs: $95,750
•    Three to four ORs: $106,271
•    More than four ORs: $109,286

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