Average Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) with Brain Surgery Skills Hourly Pay

$22.16
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$625
Bonus
$1,000
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The average hourly pay for a Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) with Brain Surgery skills is $22.16.
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$17.07
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$22.16
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$30.38
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Hourly Rate
$17 - $30
Bonus
$151 - $5,700
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1,000
Total Pay
$36,206 - $66,656

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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.

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Popular Skills for Certified Surgical Technologist (CST)

Skills that pay less than market rate include Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN), Surgery, Orthopedics, Operating Room / OR and General 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 $17.90 based on 10 salaries. An early career Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.35 based on 159 salaries. A mid-career Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.00 based on 127 salaries. An experienced Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.59 based on 142 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $26.
Employees with Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 40.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (24.3% more) and Los Angeles, California (24.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Tulsa, Oklahoma (20.2% less), Indianapolis, Indiana (4.2% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (1.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 520 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.9%
Early Career
30.6%
Mid Career
24.4%
Experienced
27.3%
Late Career
15.8%