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Central Service Technician Salary

Median pay for Central Service Technicians in the United States is around $13.70 per hour. The majority of Central Service Technicians claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance.
$26,989 - $42,247
(Median)
27K
39K
MEDIAN: $31,206
10%
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$10.03 - $19.52
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$26,989 - $42,247  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,269  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,957 - $41,348  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 15
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.03 - $19.52  
   
Overtime
$13.89 - $37.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,269  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,957 - $41,348  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 114
United States (change)

Job Description for Central Service Technician

  • Prepare packs of supplies including packs for surgery cases, linens, and instruments in sterile processing.
  • Perform cleaning, decontamination and sterilizing duties.
  • Assure the sterility of processed goods.
  • Responsible for processing incoming supplies and equipment.
  • Maintain par level inventory of sterile patient care items and keep adequate documentation.

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Pay by Experience Level for Central Service Technician

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. During their first five years in the workforce, individuals in this position earn $29K on average. Survey participants with five to 10 years under their belts see an only a slightly bigger average of $29K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $33K. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $37K.

Experience Affects Central Service Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 26%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

National Average
$30,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 10%