Field Service Engineer, Medical Equipment Salary

Medical Equipment Field Service Engineers in the United States with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent slightly more than half of Medical Equipment Field Service Engineers. Salaries average out to around $68K per year and spread from $50K to $98K per year. Total cash compensation for Medical Equipment Field Service Engineers runs from $50K to $98K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $8K and profit sharing that can reach almost $7K. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level and the particular employer. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$51,273 - $90,353
$51K
$68K
$90K
MEDIAN: $67,955
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$20.24 - $41.65
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MEDIAN: $31.24
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$51,273 - $90,353  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,292  
Profit Sharing
$257.50 - $7,000  
Commission
$4,913  
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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$50,102 - $97,841  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 189
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$20.24 - $41.65  
   
Overtime
$30.22 - $64.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,292  
   
Commission
$4,913  
Profit Sharing
$257.50 - $7,000  
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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$50,102 - $97,841  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 96

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Job Description for Field Service Engineer, Medical Equipment

A field service engineer for medical equipment's main responsibility is to service, repair, and install new and older medical equipment. They also have to write full service reports and complete all paperwork associated with each service call. The field service engineer for medical equipment may need to train other engineers, as well as communicate relevant feedback to the proper departments related to equipment performance. Additionally, they must troubleshoot issues related to medical equipment, providing a high-quality customer service experience. This is generally a full-time position, although overtime and alternative hours may be required depending on the needs of the business. Travel is generally needed in this position, and heavy lifting may be required from time to time.

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Field Service Engineer, Medical Equipment Tasks

  • Keep records of maintenance, repair, and required updates of equipment.
  • Inspect, test, and repair medical and related equipment following manufacturers' specifications, using test and analysis instruments.
  • Study technical manuals and attend training sessions provided by equipment manufacturers to maintain current knowledge.
  • Perform preventive maintenance or service such as cleaning, lubricating and adjusting equipment.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Field Service Engineer, Medical Equipment


Philips Medical Systems attracts talent by shelling out the biggest paychecks in the area — the median in that office is $80K.

Popular Skills for Field Service Engineer, Medical Equipment


Medical Equipment Field Service Engineers seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Equipment Maintenance, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Computed Tomography, and Customer Relationship Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 8 percent and 15 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Electronic Troubleshooting. Those educated in System Repair tend to be well versed in Electronic Troubleshooting.

Pay by Experience Level for Field Service Engineer, Medical Equipment

Pay by Experience for a Field Service Engineer, Medical Equipment has a positive trend. An entry-level Field Service Engineer, Medical Equipment with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 95 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Field Service Engineer, Medical Equipment with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 83 salaries. An experienced Field Service Engineer, Medical Equipment which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 97 salaries. A Field Service Engineer, Medical Equipment with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $84,000 based on 74 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $70,289

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Medical Equipment Field Service Engineers will find that New York offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 32 percent. Medical Equipment Field Service Engineers will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+25 percent), Dallas (+20 percent), San Francisco (+18 percent), and Boston (+11 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 19 percent south of the national average, can be found in Houston. Employers pay around 10 percent less in Chicago and 8 percent less in Portland, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Key Stats for Field Service Engineer, Medical Equipment

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 37 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
26%
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Experience Affects Field Service Engineer, Medical Equipment Salaries

▲19%

▲3%

National Average
$70,000

▼7%

▼13%

Skills That Affect Field Service Engineer, Medical Equipment Salaries

Equipment Maintenance
▲15%




Systems Troubleshooting
▼0%

National Average
$70,000



Nuclear Medicine
▼2%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 7%