Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) with Orthopedics Skills Salary

Average Certified Surgical Technologists with Orthopedics skills make around $20.56 per hour. This group's pay is mainly influenced by residence, followed by the specific employer and experience level. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Certified Surgical Technologists with Orthopedics skills making up 76 percent. Most Certified Surgical Technologists with Orthopedics skills like their work and job satisfaction is high. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$31,123 - $59,769
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MEDIAN: $48,481
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$15.92 - $28.65
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$0$62K
Salary $31,123 - $59,769
Bonus $297.99 - $5,034
Profit Sharing $1,000
Total Pay (?
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$33,717 - $62,021
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 45
Hourly Data $0$43
Hourly Rate $15.92 - $28.65
Overtime $14.51 - $43.12
Annual Data $0$62K
Bonus $297.99 - $5,034
Profit Sharing $1,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$33,717 - $62,021
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,113

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Well-known firms with a reputation for hiring numerous Certified Surgical Technologists with Orthopedics skills include HCA, Inc., Texas Health Resources, Kaiser Permanente, CHS, Inc., and Memorial Hermann Hospital. Kaiser Permanente leads the field in terms of pay, with a median salary of $68K.

Pay by Experience Level for Certified Surgical Technologist (CST)

Pay by Experience for a Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) has a positive trend. An entry-level Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 519 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 363 salaries. An experienced Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 314 salaries. A Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 115 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $44,600

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For those looking to make money, Certified Surgical Technologists with Orthopedics skills in New York enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 47 percent above the national average. Certified Surgical Technologists with Orthopedics skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Los Angeles (+31 percent), Dallas (+29 percent), Fort Worth (+17 percent), and Houston (+11 percent). Falling short of the national average by 16 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Tulsa. Employers also pay below the national average in Jacksonville (13 percent lower) and Nashville (12 percent lower).

Key Stats for Certified Surgical Technologist (CST)

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 183 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) Salaries

Late-Career
▲17%

▲10%

▲1%

National Average
$45,000

▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 183 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 15%
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