Endoscopy Technician Salary

Earnings for Endoscopy Technicians in the United States come in at around $15.19 per hour on average. Compensation ranges between $11.72 per hour and $20.16. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Endoscopy Technicians making up 78 percent. A strong majority enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to roughly one-half. Most Endoscopy Technicians like their work and job satisfaction is high. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$29,416 - $51,268
(Median)
$29K
$35K
$51K
MEDIAN: $34,690
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$11.72 - $20.16
(Median)
$12
$15
$20
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,416 - $51,268  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,031  
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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$24,857 - $43,312  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 46
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.72 - $20.16  
   
Overtime
$6.40 - $30.33  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,031  
   
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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$24,857 - $43,312  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 580
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Job Description for Endoscopy Technician

Endoscopy technician serve in an assistant role, helping with patient procedures and care surrounding endoscopy procedures. Daily duties include preparation for the procedure, assisting in the actual procedures, and maintaining equipment between procedures. Other responsibilities include general patient care, clerical duties, and other miscellaneous office duties. Work is done in close cooperation of physicians, registered nurses, and other team members, with a large emphasis on cooperation.

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Endoscopy Technician Tasks

  • Collect, process and handle patient specimens according to established guidelines.
  • Reprocess and maintain scope equipment and devices, maintain overall cleanliness of work area.
  • Restock supplies and prepare room before and after patient procedures.
  • Assist physician endoscopy patient procedures, anticipate and instruments and supplies.

Common Career Paths for Endoscopy Technician


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Endoscopy Technicians who move on to become Registered Nurses may enjoy significant pay raises, as Registered Nurses get paid an average of $55K per year.

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Survey results show that Endoscopy Technicians typically report just a few professional skills. Ercp and Procedures are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 6 percent and 4 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Cleaning. Competency in Cleaning frequently indicates knowledge of Procedures.

Pay by Experience Level for Endoscopy Technician

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $31K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $33K. Endoscopy Technicians claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $37K. Survey respondents who have worked for more than 20 years actually report somewhat lower incomes of $36K.

Endoscopy Technician Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Endoscopy Technician in Las Cruces:
Always remember that a job description is not set in stone, go in with positive attitude and accept "other duties" as assigned. It's very frustrating when employees answer back.. That not part of my job.

What is it like working as an Endoscopy Technician?

Endoscopy Technician in Fresno:
""Everyday Is An Adventure.""
Pros: I like the fact that no two procedures are the same. My job is challenging and fun at the same time. I love the flexibility with my school schedule and continuation with my education. The people I work with are all professional and kind. I love my job mostly because I get to use cool equipment and interact with patients on a daily basis.
Cons: Sometimes the intensity of the job can be stressful. The hours and can be overwhelming.

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Experience Affects Endoscopy Technician Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$32,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Endoscopy Technician Salaries

ercp
up arrow 6%

Procedures
up arrow 4%

National Average
$32,000

Cleaning
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 81 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
medical benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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