Experienced Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) Salary

Experienced Certified Surgical Technologists take home an average $23.12 per hour. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Women make up the vast majority of Experienced Certified Surgical Technologists (82 percent) who answered the questionnaire. The majority of Experienced Certified Surgical Technologists claim high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$33,935 - $65,477
$34K
$51K
$65K
MEDIAN: $51,481
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$18.39 - $30.16
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MEDIAN: $23.31
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$0$66K
Salary $33,935 - $65,477
Bonus $492.25 - $5,195
Total Pay (?
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$38,777 - $66,633
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 55
Hourly Data $0$46
Hourly Rate $18.39 - $30.16
Overtime $21.99 - $46.70
Annual Data $0$66K
Bonus $492.25 - $5,195
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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$38,777 - $66,633
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 759

Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $50,015

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

Home to some of the best pay for Experienced Certified Surgical Technologists, New York offers exceptional salaries, 41 percent above the national average. Experienced Certified Surgical Technologists can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Hartford (+31 percent), Austin (+20 percent), Houston (+13 percent), and Fort Worth (+11 percent). In Columbia, salaries are 15 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Employers in Orlando and Jacksonville also lean toward paying below-median salaries (12 percent lower and 11 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Certified Surgical Technologist (CST)

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 124 votes.
10-19 years
90%
20 years or more
10%

Skills That Affect Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) Salaries

Pediatrics
▲3%

Open Heart
▲2%

Robotics
▲1%

Brain Surgery
▼0%

Oral Surgery
▼0%

National Average
$50,000

▼1%

▼2%

▼2%

Operating Room / OR
▼3%

Gynecology
▼3%

Emergency/Trauma
▼3%

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
▼3%



Vascular
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 124 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 14%