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Field Service Engineer, Medical Equipment Salary

A sizeable majority of Medical Equipment Field Service Engineers in the United States are men. In this role, average pay is around $62K per year. Overall compensation packages to Medical Equipment Field Service Engineers range from $46K on the low end to $92K on the high end; this includes bonuses that peak near $8K and profit sharing that approaches $5K, with some high rollers snagging commissions as high as $25K. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Medical Equipment Field Service Engineers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$44,845 - $83,784
(Median)
$45K
$62K
$84K
MEDIAN: $61,678
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$20.50 - $38.62
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$20
$30
$39
MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary 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$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$44,845 - $83,784  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,308  
Profit Sharing
$1,009 - $5,068  
Commission
$1,200 - $24,836  
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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$46,480 - $92,216  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 344
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$20.50 - $38.62  
   
Overtime
$15.32 - $60.15  
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 - $8,308  
   
Commission
$1,200 - $24,836  
Profit Sharing
$1,009 - $5,068  
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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$46,480 - $92,216  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 161

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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


Survey results show that Medical Equipment Field Service Engineers use a fair number of skills. 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 11 percent and 16 percent. Most people 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.


For many Medical Equipment Field Service Engineers, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $56K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $63K. Medical Equipment Field Service Engineers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $73K. 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 $77K.

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Experience Affects Field Service Engineer, Medical Equipment Salaries



National Average
$66,000



Skills That Affect Field Service Engineer, Medical Equipment Salaries






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National Average
$66,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 99 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 6%
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