Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) with Orthopedics Skills Salary

Earnings for Certified Surgical Technologists with Orthopedics skills come in at around $20.60 per hour on average. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is residence, followed by the specific employer and tenure. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Certified Surgical Technologists with Orthopedics skills making up 76 percent. Most Certified Surgical Technologists with Orthopedics skills like their work and job satisfaction is high. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$31,738 - $61,519
$32K
$49K
$62K
MEDIAN: $49,249
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$16.05 - $28.73
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$0$62K
Salary $31,738 - $61,519
Bonus $300.00 - $5,057
Profit Sharing $1,100
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$34,138 - $62,610
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 56
Hourly Data $0$42
Hourly Rate $16.05 - $28.73
Overtime $14.95 - $42.92
Annual Data $0$62K
Bonus $300.00 - $5,057
Profit Sharing $1,100
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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$34,138 - $62,610
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,157

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Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Certified Surgical Technologist (CST)


HCA, Inc., Texas Health Resources, Kaiser Permanente, CHS, Inc., and Memorial Hermann Hospital are top-notch employers for Certified Surgical Technologists with Orthopedics skills in this area. Certified Surgical Technologists with Orthopedics skills seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at Kaiser Permanente, where the average salary comes to $68K.

Pay by Experience Level for Certified Surgical Technologist (CST)

Pay by Experience for a Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) has a positive trend. An entry-level Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 519 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 363 salaries. An experienced Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 314 salaries. A Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 115 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $45,066

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

For Certified Surgical Technologists with Orthopedics skills, busy New York offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 47 percent above the national average. Certified Surgical Technologists with Orthopedics skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Los Angeles (+31 percent), Dallas (+28 percent), Fort Worth (+16 percent), and Houston (+11 percent). Tulsa is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 16 percent. Employers also pay below the national average in Jacksonville (13 percent lower) and Nashville (12 percent lower).

Key Stats for Certified Surgical Technologist (CST)

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 202 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) Salaries

Late-Career
▲16%

▲9%

▼0%

National Average
$45,000

▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 202 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 15%
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