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Surgical Technologist (CST) Salary

How much does a Surgical Technologist (CST) make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Surgical Technologist (CST)

$47,368 (USD)/yr

$23 (USD)/hr

$668 (USD)/yr

$46,822 (USD)/yr

$23 (USD)/hr

$668 (USD)/yr

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.
The average surgical technologist (cst) salary in United States is $47,368 or an equivalent hourly rate of $23. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $668. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$35,033 (USD)

$57,633 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$54,912 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Surgical Technologist (CST) will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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