Biomedical Engineering Technician Salary

Biomedical Engineering Technicians in the United States can expect wages of $22.72 per hour on average. Most enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The vast majority of Biomedical Engineering Technicians (86 percent) who took the survey are men. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$37,958 - $70,947

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$16.25 - $34.15

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$37,958 - $70,947  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,013  
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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$35,437 - $71,822  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 76
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$16.25 - $34.15  
   
Overtime
$24.94 - $52.92  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,013  
   
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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$35,437 - $71,822  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 115
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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.

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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


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At the upper end, Biomedical Engineering Technicians who move into a Biomedical Engineering Manager role can end up with a hefty increase in pay. The average income for Biomedical Engineering Managers is a much higher $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 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 $44K 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 see a median salary of $60K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $67K.

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Experience Affects Biomedical Engineering Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 31%

Experienced
up arrow 17%

National Average
$51,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 8%
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