Career Outlook for Medical Equipment Preparers

Also known as:  Central Sterile Supply Technician, Certified Registered Central Service Technician, Health Equipment Servicer, Medical Equipment Preparer, Medical Supply Technician, Oxygen Equipment Preparer, Sterile Preparation Technician, Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician, Sterile Processing Technician, Sterilization Specialist
The overall job outlook for Medical Equipment Preparer careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 17.16 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 2.86 percent per year. Demand for Medical Equipment Preparers is expected to go up, with an expected 5,490 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 1.45 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Medical Equipment Preparers in the following states
California 6,420
Florida 5,760
Texas 2,820
New York 2,400
Ohio 1,950
Pennsylvania 1,830
Minnesota 1,740
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Medical Equipment Preparers
District of Columbia 70
Wyoming 90
Puerto Rico 100
New Mexico 100
South Dakota 110
Alaska 120
Vermont 140