Sterile Processing Technologist Salary (United States)

The average rate for a Sterile Processing Technologist is $13.28 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Sterile Processing Technologist Salary (?
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$22,905 - $80,000
(Median)
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80K
MEDIAN: $30,319
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Sterile Processing Technologist Salary (?
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$9.71 - $19.49
(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 - $1,977  
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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$20,465 - $41,982  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 19
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.71 - $19.49  
   
Overtime
$8.79 - $26.59  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,977  
   
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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$20,465 - $41,982  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 396
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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 24%
Mid-Career
up arrow 17%
National Average
$28,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

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Gender

Female
68%
female alumni
 
Male
32%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 18%
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