A Sterile Processing Technologist earns an average wage of $13.14 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Sterile Processing Technologist Total Pay (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$23,648 - $46,050
(Median)
24K
32K
40K
46K
MEDIAN: $31,538
10%
50%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site
Sterile Processing Technologist Total Pay (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$9.77 - $18.81
(Median)
9
13
16
19
MEDIAN: $13.00
10%
50%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site

National Salary Data

 (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$23,648 - $46,050  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,450  
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).
)
$20,541 - $41,493  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 642
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.77 - $18.81  
   
Overtime
$12.54 - $29.49  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,450  
   
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).
)
$20,541 - $41,493  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 642
Is Sterile Processing Technologist your job title? Get a personalized salary report!
Location:
United States (change)
Years in Field/Career:

Sterile Processing Technologist Job Listings

Search for more jobs:
job title / company
location
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.
Read More...
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.
Pay by Experience Level for Sterile Processing Technologist
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Sterile Processing Technologist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 21%
Late-Career
up arrow 13%
Mid-Career
up arrow 10%
National Average
$28,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 8%
Job Satisfaction
Extremely satisfied Image
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 18 votes.
Gender
Female
70%
female alumni
 
Male
30%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 16%
Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid
Job Title:
Years in Field/Career:
Location:
United States (change)
- OR -