The average rate for a Sterile Processing Technologist is $15.26 per hour.

$25,168 - $55,551
$25K
$33K
$56K
MEDIAN: $33,000
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50%
90%

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$11.53 - $20.44
$12
$15
$20
MEDIAN: $15.26
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$25,168 - $55,551  
   
Bonus
$700  
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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$24,296 - $44,540  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.53 - $20.44  
   
Overtime
$10.21 - $31.88  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$700  
   
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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$24,296 - $44,540  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 175

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Job Description for Sterile Processing Technologist

Sterile processing technologists are employed primarily in hospitals, outpatient care centers, physicians' offices, and dentists' offices. These technologists are generally responsible for maintaining surgical instruments, keeping them sterile and free from spreading various diseases, and ensuring that all medical equipment is clean and sterile prior to its use in a medical procedure.

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Sterile Processing Technologist Tasks

  • Decontaminate, process, sterilize, and store equipment and instruments.
  • Deliver sterilized equipment to usage areas.
  • Monitor inventory and order supplies at appropriate intervals.
  • Disassemble and reassemble instruments, surgical trays or equipment to clean and repair.

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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.

Key Stats for Sterile Processing Technologist

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
038
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Sterile Processing Technologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

Experienced
up arrow 13%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$32,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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