Average Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) with Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN) Skills Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) with Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN) skills is $20.77.
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Hourly Rate
$16 - $29
$148 - $4,949
Profit Sharing
$393 - $793
Total Pay
$34,255 - $62,251

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Job Description for Certified Surgical Technologist (CST)

Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) Tasks
  • Inspect, maintain, decontaminate, and repair surgical equipment, keeping inventory records up to date.
  • Conduct pre- and post-surgery patient care, including shaving, transporting, and applying dressings.
  • Keep all needed surgical equipment at the ready, including sterile linens, saline, lights, suction machines, etc.
  • Set up and maintain surgical field, collaborating with nurses and doctors and assisting where required.
  • Assemble, transport, and retrieve surgical equipment, ensuring all pieces leave the room.
The top respondents for the job title Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) are from the companies HCA, Inc., Banner Health and United Surgical Partners Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Memorial Hermann Healthcare System where the average pay is $29.23. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Banner Health and Methodist, earning around $25.01 and $23.83, respectively. United Surgical Partners Inc. pays the lowest at around $19.31. Baptist Health and Baylor Hospital also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $20.19 and $21.72, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Certified Surgical Technologist (CST)

Skills in General Surgery, Operating Room / OR, Orthopedics and Urology are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Surgery.

Pay by Experience Level for Certified Surgical Technologist (CST)

An entry-level Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $17.53 based on 27 salaries. An early career Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.01 based on 404 salaries. A mid-career Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.13 based on 310 salaries. An experienced Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $23.15 based on 288 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $25.
Employees with Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 40.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (21.5% more) and Dallas, Texas (11.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Jacksonville, Florida (7.4% less), Orlando, Florida (7.0% less) and Indianapolis, Indiana (5.5% less).

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