Sterile Processing Technologist Salary

The average rate for a Sterile Processing Technologist is $13.85 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$26,457 - $88,769
(Median)
$26K
$39K
$89K
MEDIAN: $39,036
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$9.72 - $21.26
(Median)
$9
$14
$21
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$26,457 - $88,769  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,949  
Total Pay (?
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$20,554 - $49,194  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 11
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.72 - $21.26  
   
Overtime
$6.18 - $31.03  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,949  
   
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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$20,554 - $49,194  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 163
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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

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Experience Affects Sterile Processing Technologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 29%

Experienced
up arrow 26%

Mid-Career
up arrow 19%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 16%
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