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Medical Sterilizer Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$40,296 (USD)

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Last updated: May 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Medical Sterilizer is $40,296 a year and $19 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Medical Sterilizer is between $30,376 and $48,496. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for a Medical Sterilizer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Sterilizes drug products, containers, supplies, instruments, and equipment, tending autoclave.
  • Places articles in autoclave manually or by use of electric hoist.
  • Secures door or lid, turns dials to adjust temperature and pressure, and opens steam valve.
  • Shuts off steam and removes sterilized articles after specified time.
  • Records time and temperature setting and gauge readings.
Medical Sterilizer Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Medical Equipment Preparers

Job family population: 53,920

Estimated population of Medical Sterilizer jobs: 291

Rate of error: 1.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Medical Sterilizer Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Sterilizer service technician
Mar 5
Chicago, IL, USA
We are seeking a Sterilizer Service Technician to join our team! You will maintain and repair ... Ability to handle physical workload Company Description Mayfield Medical Services is the industry ...
Sterile Processing Tech ll, Central Processing, St Joseph MC Joliet
Apr 30
Joliet, United States
Presence Health
Presence St Joseph Med Joliet Location Address: 333 Madison Street, Joliet, IL 60435-8200 United ... Operates ETO sterilizer and aerator according to procedure. Demonstrates knowledge of OSHA ...
Medical Assistant - Float Pool - 1st Shift, FT
May 16
Chicago, United States
Rush University Medical Center
Assists in the care, cleaning, and sterilization of equipment and instruments. Maintains the inventory of medical and linen supplies. Provides cross coverage to other clinical areas as assigned.
Medical Assistant
May 15
Chicago, IL, USA
Women's Health Consulting, IL LLC
... and sterilize medical equipment · Monitoring and restocking medical supplies Our ideal candidate: • Experience with Greenway Prime Suite EMR and bilingual a plus. • Completion of Medical ...
Experienced Pediatrics Outpatient Medical Assistant CMA or RMA FT/PT
May 5
Chicago, IL, USA
Nava Segall, M.D. Pediatrics
Segall, MD Job Description Medical Assistant Direct Report: Physician Summary of Duties: This ... Prepares and maintains supplies and equipment, including sterilization. Cleans and maintains well ...
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