Sterile Processing Technologist Salary

The average rate for a Sterile Processing Technologist is $15.25 per hour.

$27,000 - $43,250
$31K
MEDIAN: $31,100
50%

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$11.76 - $22.59
$12
$15
$23
MEDIAN: $15.40
10%
50%
90%

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$0$47K
Salary $31,100
Bonus $509
Total Pay (?
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$24,704 - $47,967
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 9
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $11.76 - $22.59
Overtime $6.46 - $30.20
Annual Data $0$47K
Bonus $509
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).
)
$24,704 - $47,967
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 165

Job Description for Sterile Processing Technologist

Sterile processing technologists are employed primarily in hospitals, outpatient care centers, physicians' offices, and dentists' offices. These technologists are generally responsible for maintaining surgical instruments, keeping them sterile and free from spreading various diseases, and ensuring that all medical equipment is clean and sterile prior to its use in a medical procedure.

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Sterile Processing Technologist Tasks

  • Decontaminate, process, sterilize, and store equipment and instruments.
  • Deliver sterilized equipment to usage areas.
  • Monitor inventory and order supplies at appropriate intervals.
  • Disassemble and reassemble instruments, surgical trays or equipment to clean and repair.

Sterile Processing Technologist Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Sterile Processing Technologist

Pay by Experience for a Sterile Processing Technologist has a positive trend. An entry-level Sterile Processing Technologist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 95 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sterile Processing Technologist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 54 salaries. An experienced Sterile Processing Technologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 48 salaries. A Sterile Processing Technologist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 23 salaries.

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Key Stats for Sterile Processing Technologist

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Sterile Processing Technologist Salaries

Late-Career
▲14%

Experienced
▲11%

Mid-Career
▲5%

National Average
$32,000

Entry-Level
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 19%