Central Service Technician Salary

For Central Service Technicians, hourly average wages total $13.97 per hour. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Female Central Service Technicians make up most of the survey respondents at 72 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The majority of Central Service Technicians claim high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$27,158 - $41,881
(Median)
$27K
$32K
$42K
MEDIAN: $31,872
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$10.80 - $19.42
(Median)
$11
$14
$19
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$27,158 - $41,881  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,269  
Profit Sharing
$2,002  
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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$22,887 - $41,509  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 26
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.80 - $19.42  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$13.99 - $28.87  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,269  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,002  
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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$22,887 - $41,509  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 243
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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.


Central Service Technicians do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $29K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $31K. For Central Service Technicians, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $32K. Central Service Technicians who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $36K.

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Experience Affects Central Service Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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