A Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) in San Diego, California earns an average wage of $24.61 per hour. A skill in Urology is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

$19.27 - $28.53
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MEDIAN: $24.61
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$19.27 - $28.53  
   
Overtime
$37.25  
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Total Pay (?
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$39,884 - $60,642  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 25

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About San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,394,907
Male:
693,826 (49.7%)
Female:
701,081 (50.3%)
San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ (Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a major city in California, United States. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,394,928 as of July 1, 2015, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the US and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. San Diego is known as "the birthplace of California" and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. Historically home to the Kumeyaay people, San Diego was the first site visited...
San Diego:
$67,871
California:
$64,500
$1,444
San Diego:
$526,900
California:
$449,100
4.5%

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Key Stats for Certified Surgical Technologist (CST)

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
062
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$51,000


Skills That Affect Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) Salaries

Urology
up arrow 11%

Operating Room / OR
up arrow 7%

General Surgery
up arrow 7%

Gynecology
up arrow 6%

Surgery
up arrow 5%

Orthopedics
up arrow 2%

Emergency/Trauma
up arrow 2%

National Average
$51,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 86%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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