Central Service Technician Salary

The average Central Service Technician in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $13.82 per hour. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. For the most part, Central Service Technicians enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$24,730 - $40,763

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$10.51 - $19.36

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$24,730 - $40,763  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,878  
Total Pay (?
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$22,377 - $40,970  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 23
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.51 - $19.36  
   
Overtime
$13.99 - $28.87  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,878  
   
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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$22,377 - $40,970  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 183
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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.


For many Central Service Technicians, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. 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 $30K. Central Service Technicians who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $32K. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Central Service Technicians with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $34K.

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Experience Affects Central Service Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 13%
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