Clinical Engineer, Medical Devices Salary
The average Medical Devices Clinical Engineer in the United States earns approximately $72K per year. Work is enjoyable for Medical Devices Clinical Engineers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Men working as Medical Devices Clinical Engineers who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 56 percent. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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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.Read More...
Clinical engineers are responsible for ensuring that all medical devices are in good working order; these devices must be maintained regularly and comply with the organization's procedures and the government regulations. They usually work with other technicians who may either report to them, require their assistance, or both. Those in this position are also responsible for scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, maintaining parts inventories, and providing technical support to staff who use the medical devices within the health care system.
Clinical engineers must be able to operate database software to keep track of maintenance schedules and machinery parts [pertaining to medical devices] within the organization. They are generally responsible for keeping track of recalls, so they must make sure that recalled devices are no longer used until they are tested and repaired. They must also research new technology related to medical devices on a consistent and ongoing basis.
Clinical engineers of medical devices must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. They must be familiar with Microsoft Office, as well. Once hired, they are required to take in-house training related to their job, and perhaps classes in diversity or work ethic. Clinical engineers will communicate daily with their internal clients who use the medical devices, so some level of time-flexibility is required. Overtime may occasionally be required, and reasonable accommodation may be provided for employees with a disability to perform their jobs. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
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
Pay by Experience for a Clinical Engineer, Medical Devices has a positive trend. An entry-level Clinical Engineer, Medical Devices with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 33 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Clinical Engineer, Medical Devices with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 28 salaries. An experienced Clinical Engineer, Medical Devices which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 19 salaries. A Clinical Engineer, Medical Devices with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 12 salaries.
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