Biomedical Equipment Technician (BMET) Salary (United States)

The average rate for a Biomedical Equipment Technician (BMET) is $20.47 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Radiology and Anesthesia. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Biomedical Equipment Technician (BMET) Total Pay (?
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$31,867 - $67,278
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MEDIAN: $46,995
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Biomedical Equipment Technician (BMET) Total Pay (?
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$15.10 - $28.47
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$31,867 - $67,278  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,496  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $1,855  
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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$32,358 - $63,052  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,383
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$15.10 - $28.47  
   
Overtime
$21.34 - $43.76  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,496  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $1,855  
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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$32,358 - $63,052  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,383
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Job Description for Biomedical Equipment Technician (BMET)
Biomedical equipment technicians (BMETs) are responsible for all aspects of the installation and maintenance of biomedical equipment. They must test equipment after installation to ensure proper functioning; this includes reviewing manuals and servicing information, and then applying appropriate testing methods and devices (such as oscilloscopes or device-specific analyzers) to certify equipment works and is properly calibrated. Biomedical equipment technicians serve as the primary contact point with medical staff, and they may be required to provide training in proper equipment usage. In the event of a device failure, BMETs provide maintenance and repair services. They may also provide advice and insight on equipment purchases to hospital staff due to their familiarity with the products.
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Biomedical Equipment Technician (BMET) Tasks
  • Train and assist staff in using and interpreting biomedical equipment.
  • Operate and keep records on equipment such as multimeters, oscilloscopes, defibrillator analyzers, etc.
  • Inspect, maintain, repair, and request parts for biomedical equipment.

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Experience Affects Biomedical Equipment Technician (BMET) Salaries

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$45,000

Skills That Affect Biomedical Equipment Technician (BMET) Salaries

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Gender
Female
8%
female alumni
 
Male
92%
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Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
12%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 10%
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