Experienced Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) Salary

Average Experienced Certified Surgical Technologists make around $23.00 per hour. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Female Experienced Certified Surgical Technologists far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. For the most part, Experienced Certified Surgical Technologists enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$31,385 - $61,453
$31K
$50K
$61K
MEDIAN: $49,922
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$18.10 - $30.10
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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$0$66K
Salary $31,385 - $61,453
Bonus $391.49 - $5,171
Total Pay (?
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$38,051 - $66,091
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 43
Hourly Data $0$47
Hourly Rate $18.10 - $30.10
Overtime $16.98 - $47.24
Annual Data $0$66K
Bonus $391.49 - $5,171
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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$38,051 - $66,091
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 739

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Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $49,206

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

For Experienced Certified Surgical Technologists, busy New York offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 41 percent above the national average. Experienced Certified Surgical Technologists can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Hartford (+32 percent), Austin (+21 percent), Houston (+14 percent), and Fort Worth (+12 percent). In Columbia, salaries are 14 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Orlando (11 percent lower) and Jacksonville (10 percent lower).

Key Stats for Certified Surgical Technologist (CST)

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 105 votes.
10-19 years
91%
20 years or more
9%
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Skills That Affect Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) Salaries

Open Heart
▲4%

Pediatrics
▲4%

Robotics
▲3%

Oral Surgery
▲2%

▲1%

Brain Surgery
▲1%

▼0%

National Average
$49,000

▼1%

Gynecology
▼1%

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
▼1%


Operating Room / OR
▼2%


Emergency/Trauma
▼2%

Vascular
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 105 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 16%
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