Biomedical Engineering Technician Salary

Biomedical Engineering Technicians in the United States pull down an average of $22.64 per hour. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Men account for the majority of Biomedical Engineering Technicians who responded to the questionnaire — 86 percent to be exact. A fair number receive medical and dental insurance and a majority get vision insurance. The majority of Biomedical Engineering Technicians claim high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,659 - $77,214
$36K
$52K
$77K
MEDIAN: $51,552
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$17.16 - $30.42
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MEDIAN: $22.64
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$35,659 - $77,214  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,483  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
Total Pay (?
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$36,099 - $71,185  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 53
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$17.16 - $30.42  
   
Overtime
$23.49 - $53.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,483  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$36,099 - $71,185  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 91

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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

  • Transport, install, calibrate, and repair biomedical equipment.
  • Perform safety checks on equipment and associated systems, like electrical and network interfaces.
  • 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.

Common Career Paths for Biomedical Engineering Technician


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Biomedical Engineering Technicians do not often transition into Biomedical Engineering Manager roles. The role averages $83K per year. Biomedical Engineering Technicians typically move into roles as Medical Equipment Field Service Engineers or Biomedical Engineers, and those positions pay $13K more and $11K more, respectively.

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Pay by Experience Level for Biomedical Engineering Technician

Pay by Experience for a Biomedical Engineering Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Biomedical Engineering Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 90 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Biomedical Engineering Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 28 salaries. An experienced Biomedical Engineering Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 33 salaries. A Biomedical Engineering Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 21 salaries.

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Key Stats for Biomedical Engineering Technician

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Biomedical Engineering Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲29%

Experienced
▲22%

Mid-Career
▲6%

National Average
$50,000

Entry-Level
▼9%

Skills That Affect Biomedical Engineering Technician Salaries


National Average
$50,000

Medical Devices
▼3%

Equipment Maintenance
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 13%
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