Sterile Processing Technician Employment Data

According to United States Department of Labor, job opportunities for medical equipment preparers are expected to grow faster than average through 2024, with over 7,000 new jobs being added.


Sterile Supply Processing Technician Salary Data


Average Salary

Typical Salary

United States

$35,170(as of 6/28/20)

$31,110 and $39,720

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Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, and the number of years you have spent in your profession. The job outlook for sterile processing technician careers is excellent. As the population grows and ages, the number of surgical procedures is expected to rise.  With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 


31-9093 Medical Equipment Preparers

Prepare, sterilize, install, or clean laboratory or healthcare equipment. May perform routine laboratory tasks and operate or inspect equipment.

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1.7 %



0.6 %

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