Central Service Technician Salary

Median pay for Central Service Technicians in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $13.83 per hour. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Central Service Technicians survey respondents are women (70 percent). A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction.

$24,730 - $40,763
(Median)
$25K
$32K
$41K
MEDIAN: $32,310
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$10.43 - $19.32
(Median)
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$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 - $3,915  
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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$22,268 - $40,936  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 23
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.43 - $19.32  
   
Overtime
$13.96 - $28.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,915  
   
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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$22,268 - $40,936  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 178
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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 Central Service Technicians, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Survey participants with less than five years' experience report a median income of $29K, and earnings aren't much higher for respondents who have five to 10 years under their belts; respondents in the latter group report a median of just $30K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $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 15%

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
48%
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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