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Sterilization Technician Salary

Pay for Sterilization Technicians in the United States sits in the ballpark of $12.46 per hour. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Sterilization Technicians making up 75 percent. The majority of Sterilization Technicians claim high levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not claimed by all — just under one in three lack any form of coverage — but a majority have medical insurance, and slightly more than half have dental, too. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,312 - $56,107
(Median)
$29K
$35K
$56K
MEDIAN: $35,484
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$9.54 - $17.89
(Median)
$9
$12
$18
MEDIAN: $12.00
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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.
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$29,312 - $56,107  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,939  
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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$20,109 - $39,976  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 23
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.54 - $17.89  
   
Overtime
$12.85 - $30.48  
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.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,939  
   
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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$20,109 - $39,976  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 221

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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
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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
55%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 67% dental benefits Dental: 54%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 28%
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