Biomedical Engineering Technician Salary

Biomedical Engineering Technicians in the United States pull down an average of $22.55 per hour. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Male Biomedical Engineering Technicians far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$38,319 - $71,272
(Median)
$38K
$53K
$71K
MEDIAN: $53,257
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$16.64 - $32.44
(Median)
$17
$23
$32
MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$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).
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$36,210 - $71,989  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 82
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$16.64 - $32.44  
   
Overtime
$24.94 - $53.46  
National Annualized Data (?
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$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).
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$36,210 - $71,989  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 121
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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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Biomedical Engineering Technicians may progress into high-paying roles like Biomedical Engineering Manager, where median compensation is $81K annually.

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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.


For many Biomedical Engineering Technicians, more experience generally translates to higher pay. In this position, someone who has worked for fewer than five years can expect a median salary of $45K. The median for people with five to 10 years of experience is only a little bit higher at $49K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $57K in this role. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $68K.

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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%
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