Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Sterilization Technician is $14.27
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Sterilization Technicians?
An entry-level Sterilization Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.90 based on 66 salaries. An early career Sterilization Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.16 based on 151 …Read more
What Do Sterilization Technicians Do?
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 …Read more
- Monitor and review inventory, ensuring hygienic and appropriate storage.
- Assemble, organize, and deliver equipment and tools.
- Document inventory and update records, communicating issues.