Central Service Technician Salary

Earnings for Central Service Technicians in the United States come in at around $13.79 per hour on average. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Central Service Technicians. The majority of Central Service Technicians (68 percent) who took the survey are female. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage.

$24,730 - $40,763
(Median)
$25K
$32K
$41K
MEDIAN: $32,310
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$10.36 - $19.46
(Median)
$10
$14
$19
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$24,730 - $40,763  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,150  
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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$22,080 - $41,154  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 23
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.36 - $19.46  
   
Overtime
$13.99 - $30.77  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,150  
   
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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$22,080 - $41,154  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 174
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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 and pay tend to be weakly linked for Central Service Technicians — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $29K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $30K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $33K in this role. Central Service Technicians who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $34K.

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Experience Affects Central Service Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 15%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 12%
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