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Central Service Technician Salary

The average Central Service Technician in the United States earns approximately $13.76 per hour. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The majority of Central Service Technicians (68 percent) who took the survey are women.

$27,524 - $41,266
(Median)
$28K
$31K
$41K
MEDIAN: $31,497
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$10.14 - $19.60
(Median)
$10
$14
$20
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$27,524 - $41,266  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,251  
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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$21,483 - $41,290  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 19
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.14 - $19.60  
   
Overtime
$13.99 - $30.77  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,251  
   
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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$21,483 - $41,290  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 157

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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.


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. In this position, someone who has worked for fewer than five years can expect a median salary of $28K. The median for people with five to 10 years of experience is only a little bit higher at $30K. Central Service Technicians claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $33K. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $36K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

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Experience Affects Central Service Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

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
15%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 11%
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