A Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) with Open Heart skills earns an average wage of $21.55 per hour.

$45,586 - $74,497
$46K
$53K
$74K
MEDIAN: $53,039
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$16.55 - $29.62
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MEDIAN: $21.55
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$45,586 - $74,497  
   
Bonus
$4,000  
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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$35,166 - $69,517  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$16.55 - $29.62  
   
Overtime
$2.39 - $47.57  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$4,000  
   
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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$35,166 - $69,517  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 223

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Pay by Experience Level for Certified Surgical Technologist (CST)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Certified Surgical Technologist (CST)

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.
038
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

National Average
$47,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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