Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Certified Surgical Technologist make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

Industry

$75,055 / yrTotal Pay
$72,184 / yrBase Pay
$2,871 / yrAdditional Pay

$75,055

 / yr
$47K$121K
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The estimated total pay for a Certified Surgical Technologist is $75,055 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $72,184 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $2,871 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Top Paying Companies

For a Certified Surgical Technologist in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Certified Surgical Technologist in United States. Employers include Aya Healthcare, Kaiser Permanente and US Army.

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Aya Healthcare
Aya Healthcare
$116,436/yr
6K open jobs
10
CHI
$79,509/yr
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HCA Healthcare
3.4
Certified Surgical TechnologistSee 48 salaries from this location

$36

 / hr

$35

 / hr

$31

 / hr

$37

 / hr

$41

 / hr

$33

 / hr
US Navy
3.7
Certified Surgical TechnologistSee 20 salaries from this location

$74,658

 / yr

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$33

 / hr

$35

 / hr

$35

 / hr

$35

 / hr

$35

 / hr

$77,023

 / yr
UPMC
3.3
Certified Surgical TechnologistSee 14 salaries from this location

$31

 / hr

$34

 / hr

$35

 / hr
CHI
3.5
Certified Surgical TechnologistSee 13 salaries from this location

$38

 / hr

$34

 / hr

$35

 / hr
Inova
3.8
Certified Surgical TechnologistSee 13 salaries from this location

$36

 / hr
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What is the pay outlook for Healthcare?

Healthcare jobs, already in high demand, are expected to grow extensively to meet the increased need from an aging population. Careers in this industry are diverse, though most require additional training and pay above-average wages. Despite fewer opportunities for remote work than other professions, healthcare jobs can be found nearly everywhere, including both rural and urban settings. While careers in healthcare offer high job security, they also often involve long hours, including evening and weekend shift work, particularly for those just starting their career.

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Recent Salaries Shared

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Surgical OB Tech

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$35

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Certified Surgical Technologist (CST)

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$38

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Scrub Technologist

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$21

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Certified Surgical Technologist

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$28

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Certified Surgical Technologist (CST)

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$28

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Certified Surgical Technologist (CST)

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$40

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Orthopedic Technician

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$15

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Surgical Technologist

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$40,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Operating Room Technician

United States of America

 | <1 year

$4,028

/hr

$28 | $4K

SubmittedYesterday

<1 year
Yesterday

Certified Surgical Technologist pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Certified Surgical Technologist is $72,184 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Certified Surgical Technologist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2497 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Certified Surgical Technologist employees.

The highest salary for a Certified Surgical Technologist in United States is $115,762 per year.

The lowest salary for a Certified Surgical Technologist in United States is $45,011 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Certified Surgical Technologist or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Certified Surgical Technologist.

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