Sterilization Technician Salary

Earnings for Sterilization Technicians in the United States come in at around $12.63 per hour on average. Some workers in this field — just under a third — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by the greater part and dental plans are enjoyed by just over a half. Most Sterilization Technicians survey respondents are women (75 percent). For the most part, Sterilization Technicians enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$29,361 - $55,971
(Median)
$29K
$36K
$56K
MEDIAN: $35,745
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$9.58 - $18.04
(Median)
$9
$13
$18
MEDIAN: $12.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$29,361 - $55,971  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,030  
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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$20,167 - $40,566  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 24
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.58 - $18.04  
   
Overtime
$12.88 - $30.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,030  
   
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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$20,167 - $40,566  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 238
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Job Description for Sterilization Technician

  • Document inventory and update records, communicating issues.
  • Assemble, organize, and deliver equipment and tools.
  • Monitor and review inventory, ensuring hygienic and appropriate storage.

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Experience Affects Sterilization Technician Salaries

Experienced
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National Average
$27,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 67% dental benefits Dental: 55%
vision benefits Vision: 42% employee benefits None: 28%
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