Field Service Engineer, Medical Equipment Salary

A little more than half of Medical Equipment Field Service Engineers in the United States have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $49K to $99K per year, but median earnings come to around $67K annually. In the world of Medical Equipment Field Service Engineers, overall income ranges from $49K near the bottom to $99K at the top; this can include more than $10K from bonuses and more than $6K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. While years of experience and the individual firm impact pay for this group, location is the most influential factor. The majority of Medical Equipment Field Service Engineers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$50,364 - $91,511
$50K
$67K
$92K
MEDIAN: $67,498
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50%
90%

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$19.46 - $43.49
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$43
MEDIAN: $31.91
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$0$98K
Salary $50,364 - $91,511
Bonus $100.00 - $9,789
Profit Sharing $482.88 - $6,128
Commission $3,750
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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$49,070 - $98,712
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 193
Hourly Data $0$63
Hourly Rate $19.46 - $43.49
Overtime $31.69 - $63.85
Annual Data $0$98K
Bonus $100.00 - $9,789
Commission $3,750
Profit Sharing $482.88 - $6,128
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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$49,070 - $98,712
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 100

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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.

Field Service Engineer, Medical Equipment Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Field Service Engineer, Medical Equipment


The biggest paychecks can be found at Philips Medical Systems — the median salary there is $80K.

Popular Skills for Field Service Engineer, Medical Equipment


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. 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 7 percent and 14 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Electronic Troubleshooting. Those proficient in System Repair are, more often than not, also skilled 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: $70,793

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Medical Equipment Field Service Engineers, working in the bustling city of New York has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Medical Equipment Field Service Engineers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Seattle (+24 percent), Dallas (+19 percent), San Francisco (+17 percent), and Boston (+10 percent). Houston is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 19 percent. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Chicago and Portland (11 percent lower and 9 percent lower, respectively).

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Key Stats for Field Service Engineer, Medical Equipment

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 48 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
27%
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Experience Affects Field Service Engineer, Medical Equipment Salaries

▲18%

▲3%

National Average
$71,000

▼8%

▼14%

Skills That Affect Field Service Engineer, Medical Equipment Salaries

Equipment Maintenance
▲14%




Systems Troubleshooting
▼0%

National Average
$71,000



Nuclear Medicine
▼3%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 48 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 8%
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