Endoscopy Technicians in the United States can expect wages of $15.37 per hour on average. Residence and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Female Endoscopy Technicians make up most of the survey respondents at 74 percent. The majority of Endoscopy Technicians claim high levels of job satisfaction. A fair number enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$29,421 - $52,456
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MEDIAN: $39,377
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$11.94 - $20.58
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,421 - $52,456  
   
Bonus
$204.26 - $2,013  
Total Pay (?
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$25,101 - $44,599  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 43
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.94 - $20.58  
   
Overtime
$2.77 - $31.71  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$204.26 - $2,013  
   
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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$25,101 - $44,599  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 560

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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

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

Common Career Paths for Endoscopy Technician


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Advancing into a Registered Nurse role seems to be a popular career move for Endoscopy Technicians, and folks who currently work in the latter position report a notably larger median income of $56K per year.

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Pay by Experience Level for Endoscopy Technician

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


Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $31K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $35K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $37K in this role. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make no more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage.

Endoscopy Technician Advice

Q: 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.

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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Key Stats for Endoscopy Technician

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 58 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Endoscopy Technician Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 13%

Late-Career
up arrow 13%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$33,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Endoscopy Technician Salaries

ercp
up arrow 29%

Order Inventory
up arrow 8%

Procedures
0%

National Average
$33,000

Gastroenterology
up arrow 8%

Cleaning
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 58 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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