Mid-Career Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) Salary

A Mid-Career Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) earns an average wage of $20.40 per hour.

$31,431 - $60,608
$31K
$46K
$61K
MEDIAN: $45,797
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$16.28 - $26.79
$16
$20
$27
MEDIAN: $20.40
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$31,431 - $60,608  
   
Bonus
$408.51 - $6,264  
Total Pay (?
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$34,272 - $58,783  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 51
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$16.28 - $26.79  
   
Overtime
$15.78 - $40.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$408.51 - $6,264  
   
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).
)
$34,272 - $58,783  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 798
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $44,088

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Key Stats for Certified Surgical Technologist (CST)

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 101 votes.
5-9 years
79%
10-19 years
21%
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Skills That Affect Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) Salaries

plastic surgery
▲10%

Oral Surgery
▲9%

Pediatrics
▲7%

Brain Surgery
▲5%

Open Heart
▲5%

▲2%

▲2%

▲2%

Emergency/Trauma
▲2%


▲1%

Operating Room / OR
▼0%

Gynecology
▼0%

National Average
$44,000

Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN)
▼1%

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 101 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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