Mid-Career Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) Salary

A Mid-Career Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) earns an average wage of $20.35 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Oral Surgery and plastic surgery.

$30,913 - $60,402
$31K
$46K
$60K
MEDIAN: $45,673
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$16.21 - $26.85
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MEDIAN: $20.35
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$30,913 - $60,402  
   
Bonus
$479.71 - $6,158  
Total Pay (?
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$34,132 - $59,009  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 52
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$16.21 - $26.85  
   
Overtime
$21.11 - $40.43  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$479.71 - $6,158  
   
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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$34,132 - $59,009  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 820

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $43,873

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Key Stats for Certified Surgical Technologist (CST)

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 106 votes.
5-9 years
79%
10-19 years
21%
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Skills That Affect Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) Salaries

Oral Surgery
▲11%

plastic surgery
▲10%

Pediatrics
▲8%

Brain Surgery
▲5%

Open Heart
▲5%

Emergency/Trauma
▲3%

Robotics
▲3%

▲2%


▲1%

Gynecology
▲1%

Urology
▼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 106 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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