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The average certified surgical technologist (cst) salary in Arkansas, United States is $38,945 or an hourly rate of $19. This is 12% lower (-$5,373) than the average certified surgical technologist (cst) salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $534.
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An entry level certified surgical technologist (cst) (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $30,483. On the other end, a senior level certified surgical technologist (cst) (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $48,550.
Job Description
Assist in operations, under the supervision of surgeons, registered nurses, or other surgical personnel. May help set up operating room, prepare and transport patients for surgery, adjust lights and equipment, pass instruments and other supplies to surgeons and surgeon's assistants, hold retractors, cut sutures, and help count sponges, needles, supplies, and instruments.

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