Endoscopy Technician Salary (United States)

Salaries for Endoscopy Technicians in the United States sit in the ballpark of $14.74 per hour. The pay spectrum stretches from $11.18 per hour to $19.69. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the particular city. Some workers in this field—21 percent—are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by most and dental plans are enjoyed by a majority. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Endoscopy Technician Salary (?
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$28,496 - $44,698
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $32,417
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Endoscopy Technician Salary (?
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$11.18 - $19.69
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$28,496 - $44,698  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $979  
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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$23,856 - $42,332  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 34
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$11.18 - $19.69  
   
Overtime
$5.92 - $28.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $979  
   
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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$23,856 - $42,332  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 440
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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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Endoscopy Technician

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Though starting salaries approximate $30K, they climb to $34K after five to 10 years. Compensation is $35K after 10 to 20 years. After working for two decades in the field, Endoscopy Technicians experience a drop in salary, averaging $33K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 18 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than 10, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 7 percent. Workers in this area tend to have one to nine years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

Seattle
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National Average
$31,000
Larger circles over a city indicate a job is popular in that location.
For Endoscopy Technicians, busy Seattle offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 17 percent above the national average. Endoscopy Technicians will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+16 percent) and Atlanta (+2 percent).

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 12%
Mid-Career
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Late-Career
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National Average
$31,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
79%
female alumni
 
Male
21%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 21%
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