Clinical Engineer, Medical Devices Salary

Earnings for Medical Devices Clinical Engineers in the United States come in at around $71K per year on average. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Men working as Medical Devices Clinical Engineers who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 53 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$53,497 - $105,341
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$71K
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MEDIAN: $71,153
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$19.88 - $38.97
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$53,497 - $105,341  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,122  
Profit Sharing
$3,900  
Total Pay (?
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$49,957 - $108,313  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 52
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Hourly Rate
$19.88 - $38.97  
   
Overtime
$20.13 - $69.03  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,122  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,900  
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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$49,957 - $108,313  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 24
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Job Description for Clinical Engineer, Medical Devices

Clinical engineers in the medical device industry must have a four-year college degree in a field relating to electrical, clinical, or biomedical studies, and applicants should have at least a few years of working experience, as well. Master's degrees are generally preferred by employers.

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Clinical Engineer, Medical Devices Tasks

  • Evaluate the safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of biomedical equipment.
  • Design and develop medical diagnostic and clinical instrumentation, equipment, and procedures.
  • Research new materials to be used for products.
  • Advise and assist in the application of instrumentation in clinical environments.
  • Install, adjust, maintain, or repair biomedical equipment.

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Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Engineer, Medical Devices

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


The average beginner in this position makes around $59K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $81K. Medical Devices Clinical Engineers bring in $69K after working for 10 to 20 years. Medical Devices Clinical Engineers who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $74K.

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Key Stats for Clinical Engineer, Medical Devices

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Clinical Engineer, Medical Devices Salaries

Mid-Career
▲18%

Late-Career
▲7%

Experienced
▼0%

National Average
$69,000

Entry-Level
▼15%

Skills That Affect Clinical Engineer, Medical Devices Salaries

Project Management
▲8%

National Average
$69,000

Electronic Troubleshooting
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 4%
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