Sterile Processing Technologist Salary

The average rate for a Sterile Processing Technologist is $15.25 per hour.

$25,083 - $58,734
$25K
$31K
$59K
MEDIAN: $31,153
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50%
90%

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$11.54 - $20.89
$12
$15
$21
MEDIAN: $15.38
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$25,083 - $58,734  
   
Bonus
$700  
Total Pay (?
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$24,408 - $46,680  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 15
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.54 - $20.89  
   
Overtime
$10.06 - $31.18  
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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$24,408 - $46,680  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 183

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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

Pay by Experience for a Sterile Processing Technologist has a positive trend. An entry-level Sterile Processing Technologist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 95 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sterile Processing Technologist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 54 salaries. An experienced Sterile Processing Technologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 48 salaries. A Sterile Processing Technologist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 23 salaries.

Key Stats for Sterile Processing Technologist

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Sterile Processing Technologist Salaries

Late-Career
▲14%

Experienced
▲11%

Mid-Career
▲5%

National Average
$32,000

Entry-Level
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 18%
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