Clinical Engineer, Medical Devices Salary

An average Medical Devices Clinical Engineer in the United States can expect to take home roughly $66K annually. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Making up 74 percent of those who took the survey, male Medical Devices Clinical Engineers greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$46,104 - $93,994
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$46K
$66K
$94K
MEDIAN: $66,379
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$18.65 - $38.95
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$27
$39
MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$46,104 - $93,994  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,000  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
Total Pay (?
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$41,622 - $95,666  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 93
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$18.65 - $38.95  
   
Overtime
$17.80 - $58.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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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$41,622 - $95,666  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 51
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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

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

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Medical Devices Clinical Engineers only report a few specific skills. Project Management and Electronic Troubleshooting are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 14 percent and 4 percent, respectively.

Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Engineer, Medical Devices

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Medical Devices Clinical Engineers — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. During the first five years of their careers, Medical Devices Clinical Engineers see a median income of $63K. Survey respondents with five to 10 years of experience report an only modestly higher median of $64K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $66K in this role. Medical Devices Clinical Engineers who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $74K.

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Experience Affects Clinical Engineer, Medical Devices Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

National Average
$65,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Skills That Affect Clinical Engineer, Medical Devices Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 14%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 4%

National Average
$65,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
medical benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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