Central Service Technician Salary

The average Central Service Technician in the United States earns approximately $14.64 per hour. Geography and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Female Central Service Technicians survey participants are more prevalent than men — 66 percent of professionals. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and the greater part earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction for Central Service Technicians is high.

$19,872 - $50,952
$20K
$38K
$51K
MEDIAN: $37,732
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50%
90%

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$11.22 - $20.04
$11
$15
$20
MEDIAN: $14.64
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50%
90%

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$0$50K
Salary $19,872 - $50,952
Bonus $1,965
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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$23,718 - $44,484
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 22
Hourly Data $0$29
Hourly Rate $11.22 - $20.04
Hourly Tips $5.25
Overtime $1.40 - $29.76
Annual Data $0$44K
Bonus $1,965
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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$23,718 - $44,484
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 223

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Job Description for Central Service Technician

Central service technicians work primarily in hospitals, nursing homes, and other medical facilities to sterilize medical equipment for patient care or surgery. They must be familiar with all tools used in surgery and other activities within the hospital, as well as methods of sterilizing these tools and equipment, as maintenance may vary from one item to another.

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Central Service Technician Tasks

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

Common Career Paths for Central Service Technician


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Central Service Technicians who transition into an upper level Sterile Processing Technician position will not necessarily make much more than they do in their current role. The average Sterile Processing Technician makes $30K a year.

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Pay by Experience Level for Central Service Technician

Pay by Experience for a Central Service Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Central Service Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 161 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Central Service Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 56 salaries. An experienced Central Service Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 54 salaries. A Central Service Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 18 salaries.

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Key Stats for Central Service Technician

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Central Service Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲14%

Experienced
▲12%

National Average
$31,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 19%
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