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Clinical Engineer, Medical Devices Salary

Median pay for Medical Devices Clinical Engineers in the United States is around $65K per year. Most Medical Devices Clinical Engineers report 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. Most Medical Devices Clinical Engineers survey respondents are men (78 percent). The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$41,571 - $91,306
(Median)
$42K
$65K
$91K
MEDIAN: $65,275
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50%
90%

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$18.07 - $39.06
(Median)
$18
$26
$39
MEDIAN: $25.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$41,571 - $91,306  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,745  
Profit Sharing
$1,500 - $5,000  
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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$41,130 - $92,789  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 90
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$18.07 - $39.06  
   
Overtime
$14.52 - $54.92  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,745  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,500 - $5,000  
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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$41,130 - $92,789  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 50

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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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Typical Medical Devices Clinical Engineers report a focused set of job 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.


People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $63K on average. It is reported that median compensation in the five-to-10 year group declines to approximately $61K. On average, Medical Devices Clinical Engineers make $65K following one to two decades on the job. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $74K on average.

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Experience Affects Clinical Engineer, Medical Devices Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

National Average
$64,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 1%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Skills That Affect Clinical Engineer, Medical Devices Salaries

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 2%

Project Management
up arrow 2%

National Average
$64,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 7%