Endoscopy Technicians in the United States pull down an average of $15.43 per hour. Geography and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. A fair number enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Endoscopy Technicians making up 74 percent. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$29,299 - $52,702
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$29K
$39K
$53K
MEDIAN: $39,465
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$11.94 - $20.56
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$12
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$21
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,299 - $52,702  
   
Bonus
$225.00 - $2,023  
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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$25,055 - $44,528  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 41
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.94 - $20.56  
   
Overtime
$5.07 - $32.26  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$225.00 - $2,023  
   
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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$25,055 - $44,528  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 539

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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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Many Endoscopy Technicians move into a Registered Nurse role, and folks who currently hold that position report a much higher 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.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $31K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $35K. Endoscopy Technicians with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $37K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $39K on average.

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

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

Experienced
up arrow 13%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$33,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Endoscopy Technician Salaries

ercp
up arrow 46%

Order Inventory
up arrow 8%

Procedures
up arrow 1%

National Average
$33,000

Gastroenterology
up arrow 7%

Cleaning
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 59 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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