Central Service Technician Salary

Median pay for Central Service Technicians in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $14.66 per hour. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Central Service Technicians survey participants are largely women, dominating at 65 percent. A strong majority enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$20,608 - $50,952
$21K
$38K
$51K
MEDIAN: $37,732
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50%
90%

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$10.94 - $20.17
$11
$15
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MEDIAN: $14.66
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$0$50K
Salary $20,608 - $50,952
Bonus $1,965
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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$23,081 - $43,884
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 22
Hourly Data $0$29
Hourly Rate $10.94 - $20.17
Hourly Tips $5.25
Overtime $1.24 - $29.31
Annual Data $0$43K
Bonus $1,965
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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$23,081 - $43,884
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 212

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Job Description for Central Service Technician

Central service technicians work primarily in hospitals, nursing homes, and other medical facilities to sterilize medical equipment for patient care or surgery. They must be familiar with all tools used in surgery and other activities within the hospital, as well as methods of sterilizing these tools and equipment, as maintenance may vary from one item to another.

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Central Service Technician Tasks

  • Prepare packs of supplies including packs for surgery cases, linens, and instruments in sterile processing.
  • Perform cleaning, decontamination and sterilizing duties.
  • Assure the sterility of processed goods.
  • Responsible for processing incoming supplies and equipment.
  • Maintain par level inventory of sterile patient care items and keep adequate documentation.

Common Career Paths for Central Service Technician


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For Central Service Technicians, career advancements do not tend to correlate with a rise in salary. On average, lower-level Central Service Technicians earn similar salaries to those in higher-end positions like Sterile Processing Technician.

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Pay by Experience Level for Central Service Technician

Pay by Experience for a Central Service Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Central Service Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 161 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Central Service Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 56 salaries. An experienced Central Service Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 54 salaries. A Central Service Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 18 salaries.

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Key Stats for Central Service Technician

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Central Service Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲15%

Experienced
▲12%

National Average
$31,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 19%
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