Average Entry-Level Sterile Processing Technician Hourly Pay

$13.99
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$505
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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Sterile Processing Technician is $13.99.
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$10.82
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$13.99
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$18.88
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$11 - $19
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$98 - $2,051
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What Do Sterile Processing Technicians Do?

Sterile Processing Technician Tasks
  • Sterilize and deliver instruments and equipment for patient care.
  • Prepare equipment for procedures.
  • Deliver supplies and carts for expected and unusual situations.

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What Are Popular Skills for Sterile Processing Technicians?

Skills in Cleaning, Aseptic Processing and Assembler are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service and Instrument Control.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Sterile Processing Technicians?

An early career Sterile Processing Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.79 based on 2,467 salaries. A mid-career Sterile Processing Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.36 based on 965 salaries. An experienced Sterile Processing Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.60 based on 938 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $19.
Employees with Sterile Processing Technician in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 30.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (11.0% more) and Dallas, Texas (7.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Buffalo, New York (1.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 4,765 survey responses.
Early Career
51.8%
Mid Career
20.3%
Experienced
19.7%
Late Career
8.3%