Biomedical Engineering Technician Salary

Pay for Biomedical Engineering Technicians in the United States sits in the ballpark of $22.55 per hour. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Biomedical Engineering Technicians who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 85 percent. The majority of Biomedical Engineering Technicians claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$38,319 - $71,272
(Median)
$38K
$53K
$71K
MEDIAN: $53,257
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$16.64 - $32.44
(Median)
$17
$23
$32
MEDIAN: $22.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$38,319 - $71,272  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,052  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$36,210 - $71,989  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 82
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$16.64 - $32.44  
   
Overtime
$24.94 - $53.46  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,052  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$36,210 - $71,989  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 121
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Job Description for Biomedical Engineering Technician

A job as a biomedical engineering technician requires strong technical knowledge and skills in repairing and maintaining medical equipment and devices. Candidates for this position should have a strong work ethic combined with a strong desire to perform accurate and complete maintenance repairs on medical equipment.

Read More...

Biomedical Engineering Technician Tasks

  • Advocate for proper, safe usage of and increased reliance on biomedical equipment.
  • Troubleshoot and train users in key needs for biomedical equipment and result interpretation.
  • Transport, install, calibrate, and repair biomedical equipment.
  • Perform safety checks on equipment and associated systems, like electrical and network interfaces.

Common Career Paths for Biomedical Engineering Technician


Add this chart to your site:   640px 640px    300px 300px


Biomedical Engineering Technicians may experience a large salary bump if they progress into a role such as Biomedical Engineering Manager. The latter position pays an average of $81K annually.

Engineering Technician Job Listings

Search for more jobs:


Pay by Experience Level for Biomedical Engineering Technician

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Biomedical Engineering Technicians generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Folks who are navigating the first five years of their careers have a median salary of approximately $45K in this position. Those who have been around for five to 10 years don't get much more, though; the median salary in that group is $49K. Biomedical Engineering Technicians bring in $57K after working for 10 to 20 years. Biomedical Engineering Technicians who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $68K.

Related Job Salaries

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Experience Affects Biomedical Engineering Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 35%

Experienced
up arrow 13%

National Average
$50,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 10%
ADVERTISEMENT