How much does a sterile processing technician make?
According to 2020 data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, medical equipment preparers earn an average annual salary of $41,070 per year ($19.75 per hour). The top 10% in this category can potentially earn a median salary above $59,000 per year ($28.54 per hour).*
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* Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook 2020. BLS estimates do not represent entry-level wages and/or salaries. Multiple factors, including prior experience, age, geography market in which you want to work and degree field, will affect career outcomes and earnings. Herzing neither represents that its graduates will earn the average salaries calculated by BLS for a particular job nor guarantees that graduation from its program will result in a job, promotion, salary increase or other career growth.