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Sterile Processing Technologist Salary

The average rate for a Sterile Processing Technologist is $13.52 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
$23,743 - $81,094
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $30,319
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$9.78 - $20.41
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$23,743 - $81,094  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,968  
Total Pay (?
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$20,682 - $44,337  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 17
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.78 - $20.41  
   
Overtime
$9.39 - $25.73  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,968  
   
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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$20,682 - $44,337  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 255
United States (change)

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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Pay by Experience Level for Sterile Processing Technologist

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

Experience Affects Sterile Processing Technologist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 20%

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

National Average
$29,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 15%