Clinical Engineer, Medical Devices Salary

Earnings for Medical Devices Clinical Engineers in the United States come in at around $65K per year on average. The majority of Medical Devices Clinical Engineers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Medical Devices Clinical Engineers who answered the questionnnaire. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$42,383 - $93,468

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$18.27 - $39.73

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$42,383 - $93,468  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,137  
Profit Sharing
$1,526 - $5,896  
Total Pay (?
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$41,314 - $96,035  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 96
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$18.27 - $39.73  
   
Overtime
$20.59 - $57.19  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,137  
   
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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$41,314 - $96,035  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 54
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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 typically list a handful of skills they use on the job. Project Management and Electronic Troubleshooting are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 9 percent and 5 percent, respectively.

Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Engineer, Medical Devices

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


For Medical Devices Clinical Engineers, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Folks who are navigating the first five years of their careers have a median salary of approximately $62K in this position. Those who have been around for five to 10 years don't get much more, though; the median salary in that group is $63K. Medical Devices Clinical Engineers see a median salary of $67K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $74K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups.

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Experience Affects Clinical Engineer, Medical Devices Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 15%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

National Average
$64,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Skills That Affect Clinical Engineer, Medical Devices Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 9%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 5%

National Average
$64,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

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