The average rate for a Sterile Processing Technologist is $15.12 per hour.

$25,000 - $55,982
(Median)
$25K
$32K
$56K
MEDIAN: $32,500
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50%
90%

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$11.34 - $20.68
(Median)
$11
$15
$21
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$25,000 - $55,982  
   
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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$23,990 - $46,538  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 14
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.34 - $20.68  
   
Overtime
$10.13 - $31.99  
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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$23,990 - $46,538  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 157
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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

  • 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.

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Experience Affects Sterile Processing Technologist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$32,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
medical benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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