Clinical Engineer, Medical Devices Salary

The average Medical Devices Clinical Engineer in the United States earns approximately $66K per year. Job satisfaction for Medical Devices Clinical Engineers is high. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. Male Medical Devices Clinical Engineers are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$42,985 - $93,647
(Median)
$43K
$66K
$94K
MEDIAN: $65,621
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$18.17 - $39.99
(Median)
$18
$26
$40
MEDIAN: $26.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$42,985 - $93,647  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,526 - $5,896  
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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$41,370 - $96,179  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 100
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$18.17 - $39.99  
   
Overtime
$20.59 - $57.19  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,526 - $5,896  
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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$41,370 - $96,179  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 52
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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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Survey takers who work as Medical Devices Clinical Engineers usually report a few specific skills. Electronic Troubleshooting and Project Management are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay.

Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Engineer, Medical Devices

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


The average inexperienced worker earns $64K. It's worth noting that someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a smaller median salary of $62K. For Medical Devices Clinical Engineers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $66K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $76K on average.

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Experience Affects Clinical Engineer, Medical Devices Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

National Average
$65,000

Entry-Level
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Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Skills That Affect Clinical Engineer, Medical Devices Salaries

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 2%

Project Management
0%

National Average
$65,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 6%
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