The average salary for a Sterile Processing Manager is $69,478.
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Job Description for Sterile Processing Manager
Sterile processing managers perform day-to-day operations related to processing such as mentoring and managing other employees, evaluating current processes, and implementing process-improving initiatives. They may work as part of a team to improve existing processes and heighten customer satisfaction. Sterile processing manager are also responsible for managing files and records, ensuring proper functionality and cleanliness of sterilizers, and ensuring that instruments and equipment are decont…Read more
Sterile Processing Manager Tasks
- Responsible for planning and management of the decontamination and sterilization process functions.
- Work closely with Infection Control and Risk Management departments.
- Develop performance standards and supervise employees in decontamination, assembly and sterilization of instruments.
- Develop policies and procedures in accordance with AAMI, The Joint Commission (TJC), and OSHA guidelines.
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Popular Employer Salaries for Sterile Processing Manager
The top respondents for the job title Sterile Processing Manager are from the companies Kaiser Permanente, Mercy Hospital and Steris Corp.. Reported salaries are highest at Kaiser Permanente where the average pay is $92,400. Mercy Hospital pays the lowest at around $75,663.
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Popular Skills for Sterile Processing Manager
Skills in Process Improvement, Operations Management and Performance Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Budget Management and People Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Sterile Processing Manager
An early career Sterile Processing Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $60,613 based on 62 salaries. A mid-career Sterile Processing Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,908 based on 111 salaries. An experienced Sterile Processing Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,494 based on 197 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $70,384.
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Employees with Sterile Processing Manager in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 81.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (38.7% more) and Los Angeles, California (20.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (3.6% less), Dallas, Texas (2.5% less) and Houston, Texas (0.7% less).
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