Endoscopy Technician Salary

The average Endoscopy Technician in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $15.19 per hour. Earnings generally vary between $11.72 per hour and $20.16. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Female Endoscopy Technicians make up most of the survey respondents at 78 percent. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$29,416 - $51,268
(Median)
$29K
$35K
$51K
MEDIAN: $34,690
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$11.72 - $20.16
(Median)
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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 might see a strong upturn in salary after transitioning into upper-level roles such as Registered Nurse, a seemingly popular career choice. People currently working in the latter position report a noticeably higher median income of $55K per year.

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Endoscopy Technicians who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional skills. Ercp and Procedures are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 6 percent and 4 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include 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.


Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $31K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $33K. Endoscopy Technicians claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $37K. Survey participants with more than two decades under their belts actually report earning less than people with less experience; the former take home only $36K on average.

Endoscopy Technician Reviews

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
up arrow 3%

National Average
$32,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

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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