Sterile Processing Manager Salary
The average pay for a Sterile Processing Manager is $66,876 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Process Improvement and Quality Assurance / Quality Control.
|Salary||$46,779 - $97,071|
|Bonus||$251.68 - $9,978|
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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).)
|$43,254 - $94,461|
|Hourly Rate||$15.32 - $42.85|
|Overtime||$18.60 - $48.06|
|Bonus||$251.68 - $9,978|
|Total Pay (||$43,254 - $94,461|
Job Description for Sterile Processing Manager
Sterile processing managers perform day-to-day operations related to processing such as mentoring and managing other employees, evaluating current processes, and implementing process-improving initiatives. They may work as part of a team to improve existing processes and heighten customer satisfaction. Sterile processing manager are also responsible for managing files and records, ensuring proper functionality and cleanliness of sterilizers, and ensuring that instruments and equipment are decontaminated regularly and in good condition for operation.Read More...
Safety is an important consideration for this position. Sterile processing managers may work indoors or outdoors, and they may experience risk of radiation, electrocution, or physical harm that may derive from lasers and infectious disease. This position may involve standing, sitting, and walking depending on the tasks performed. Travel is generally not required, and hours vary depending on the needs of the employer.
Qualifying for this position generally requires at least a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in a relevant field and a minimum of three years of sterile processing or surgical service experience. Supervisory or managerial experience may also be required or preferred. Sterile processing manager must have good interpersonal and communication skills; they should be able to work effectively on their own and in a team setting.
Sterile Processing Manager Tasks
- Responsible for planning and management of the decontamination and sterilization process functions.
- Work closely with Infection Control and Risk Management departments.
- Develop performance standards and supervise employees in decontamination, assembly and sterilization of instruments.
- Develop policies and procedures in accordance with AAMI, The Joint Commission (TJC), and OSHA guidelines.
Pay by Experience Level for Sterile Processing Manager
Pay by Experience for a Sterile Processing Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Sterile Processing Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 60 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sterile Processing Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 113 salaries. An experienced Sterile Processing Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 129 salaries. A Sterile Processing Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 80 salaries.
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