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Biomedical Engineering Technician Salary

Pay for Biomedical Engineering Technicians in the United States sits in the ballpark of $22.02 per hour. For the most part, Biomedical Engineering Technicians enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Men account for the majority of Biomedical Engineering Technicians who responded to the questionnaire — 86 percent to be exact. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
$38,460 - $70,848
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MEDIAN: $53,987
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$15.75 - $32.83
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$38,460 - $70,848  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,000  
Total Pay (?
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$34,854 - $71,274  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 68
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$15.75 - $32.83  
   
Overtime
$23.97 - $51.42  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,000  
   
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).
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$34,854 - $71,274  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 122
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Job Description for Biomedical Engineering Technician

  • 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


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Biomedical Engineering Technicians' salaries may rise greatly for those who assume a higher-end position such as a Biomedical Engineering Manager. The average Biomedical Engineering Manager bring home $82K per year.

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Pay by Experience Level for Biomedical Engineering Technician

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


Biomedical Engineering Technicians who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $42K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $48K on average. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $57K in this role. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $64K.

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Experience Affects Biomedical Engineering Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 30%

Experienced
up arrow 15%

National Average
$50,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 12%