Biomedical Equipment Technician (BMET) Salary (United States)

A Biomedical Equipment Technician (BMET) earns an average wage of $20.51 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Radiology and Anesthesia.
Biomedical Equipment Technician (BMET) Total Pay (?
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$32,235 - $67,419
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MEDIAN: $47,095
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Biomedical Equipment Technician (BMET) Total Pay (?
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$15.10 - $28.72
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$32,235 - $67,419  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,217  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $1,838  
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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$32,325 - $63,488  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,356
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$15.10 - $28.72  
   
Overtime
$21.32 - $44.28  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,217  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $1,838  
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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$32,325 - $63,488  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,356
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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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Pay Difference By Location

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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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$45,000

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Gender

Female
8%
female alumni
 
Male
92%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 11%
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