Sterile Processing Technologist Salary (United States)

A Sterile Processing Technologist earns an average wage of $13.18 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Sterile Processing Technologist Total Pay (?
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$22,905 - $80,000
(Median)
23K
39K
80K
MEDIAN: $30,319
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Sterile Processing Technologist Total Pay (?
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$9.74 - $19.58
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$22,905 - $80,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,932  
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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$20,488 - $41,994  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 451
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.74 - $19.58  
   
Overtime
$9.05 - $26.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,932  
   
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).
)
$20,488 - $41,994  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 451
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Job Description for Sterile Processing Technologist

Sterile processing technologists are necessary in the medical field because they make sure that all instruments in operations or surgeries are clean. This is extremely important, as any instruments used in medical procedures may cause infection or even death if they are not cleaned properly.
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Sterile Processing Technologist Tasks
  • Monitor inventory and order supplies at appropriate intervals.
  • Disassemble and reassemble instruments, surgical trays or equipment to clean and repair.
  • Decontaminate, process, sterilize, and store equipment and instruments.
  • Deliver sterilized equipment to usage areas.

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Experience Affects Sterile Processing Technologist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 22%
Mid-Career
up arrow 17%
National Average
$28,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

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Gender

Female
69%
female alumni
 
Male
31%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 17%
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