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Clinical Engineer, Medical Devices Salary

The average Medical Devices Clinical Engineer in the United States earns approximately $66K per year. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. For the most part, Medical Devices Clinical Engineers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$42,831 - $94,126
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MEDIAN: $65,776
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$42,831 - $94,126  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,920  
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$41,647 - $96,684  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 89
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Hourly Rate
$17.84 - $38.95  
   
Overtime
$13.11 - $59.95  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,920  
   
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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$41,647 - $96,684  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 41
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Engineer, Medical Devices

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


Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $64K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience report earning less ($61K) on average. For Medical Devices Clinical Engineers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $62K. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $78K.

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Experience Affects Clinical Engineer, Medical Devices Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 20%

National Average
$65,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 1%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 5%