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Field Service Engineer, Medical Equipment Salary (United States)

Men make up the majority of Medical Equipment Field Service Engineers in the United States, bringing in about $61K annually. With some bonuses approaching $8K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $5K, overall incomes of Medical Equipment Field Service Engineers spread between $47K and $90K depending on individual performance. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. The majority of Medical Equipment Field Service Engineers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Field Service Engineer, Medical Equipment Salary (?
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$45,274 - $82,992
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MEDIAN: $60,806
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Field Service Engineer, Medical Equipment Salary (?
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$20.28 - $38.24
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National Salary Data

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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$45,274 - $82,992  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,257  
Profit Sharing
$996 - $5,022  
Commission
$1,011 - $24,506  
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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$46,858 - $90,089  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 405
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$20.28 - $38.24  
   
Overtime
$15.32 - $59.67  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,257  
   
Commission
$1,011 - $24,506  
Profit Sharing
$996 - $5,022  
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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$46,858 - $90,089  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 181
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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
  • 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.
  • 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.

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Popular Skills for Field Service Engineer, Medical Equipment

Medical Equipment Field Service Engineers report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Computed Tomography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Customer Relationship Management, and Systems Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 12 percent and 18 percent. The majority of those who know System Repair also know Electronic Troubleshooting.

Pay by Experience Level for Field Service Engineer, Medical Equipment

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Medical Equipment Field Service Engineers with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $62K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $55K. Medical Equipment Field Service Engineers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $72K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $78K.

Pay Difference By Location

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National Average
$65,000
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Home to some of the best pay for Medical Equipment Field Service Engineers, San Francisco offers exceptional salaries, 16 percent above the national average. Medical Equipment Field Service Engineers will also find cushy salaries in Atlanta (+9 percent) and Portland (+3 percent). Chicago ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 8 percent below the national average.

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Experience Affects Field Service Engineer, Medical Equipment Salaries

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$65,000

Skills That Affect Field Service Engineer, Medical Equipment Salaries

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
4%
female alumni
 
Male
96%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 6%