$35,909
Avg. Salary
$13.02
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Sterilization Technician is $13.02 per hour.

The average pay for a Sterilization Technician is $35,909 per year.

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$10.05
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MEDIAN $35,909
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$0$50K
Salary $23,489 - $50,704
Bonus $99.67 - $2,327
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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$20,967 - $40,498
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 26
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $10.05 - $18.58
Hourly Tips $9.52
Overtime $6.14 - $30.33
Annual Data $0$40K
Bonus $99.67 - $2,327
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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$20,967 - $40,498
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 391

Job Description for Sterilization Technician

A sterilization technician works in places like hospitals, clinics, and dental offices. He or she cleans and decontaminates the various instruments used in routine operations and procedures. The technician is typically provided with a fairly inflexible list of procedures and guidelines to follow. The technician performs general cleaning and sterilizing of all instruments, but in certain situations where more specialized instruments are called for, he or she also must be aware of patient scheduling and any posted needs by medical professionals. That way, the tech can have the proper tools sterilized and prepared when needed.

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Sterilization Technician Tasks
  • Monitor and review inventory, ensuring hygienic and appropriate storage.
  • Assemble, organize, and deliver equipment and tools.
  • Document inventory and update records, communicating issues.

Common Career Paths for Sterilization Technician


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Many Sterilization Technicians advance their careers by becoming Sterile Processing Technicians, who report a slightly higher median income of $30K.

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Sterilization Technician Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Sterilization Technician?

Sterilization Technician in Centralia:
"Sterilization."
Pros: Being able to jump in surgeries and assistance.
Cons: That I'm always stuck doing the dirty work. Rarley I get help, more like I help everyone, don't get paid enough.

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Key Stats for Sterilization Technician

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.
Less than 1 year
25%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Sterilization Technician Salaries

Experienced
▲27%

Mid-Career
▲20%

National Average
$28,000

Entry-Level
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
25%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 54%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 38%