Field Service Engineer, Medical Equipment Salary

Medical Equipment Field Service Engineers in the United States tend to be well-versed in their field, and just over a half have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $65K per year, but may range from $47K to $95K per year. In the world of Medical Equipment Field Service Engineers, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $10K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $8K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $47K and $95K. This group's pay is mainly influenced by career duration, followed by the particular city and the particular employer. Most workers in this position 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. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$47,192 - $89,318
(Median)
$47K
$65K
$89K
MEDIAN: $65,363
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$19.87 - $40.04
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$20
$30
$40
MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$47,192 - $89,318  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,626  
Profit Sharing
$498.89 - $8,054  
Commission
$5,500  
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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$46,842 - $95,361  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 307
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$19.87 - $40.04  
   
Overtime
$17.85 - $62.29  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,626  
   
Commission
$5,500  
Profit Sharing
$498.89 - $8,054  
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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$46,842 - $95,361  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 136
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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 Employer Salaries for Field Service Engineer, Medical Equipment


Although salaries only range from $63K to just $97K, Philips Medical Systems still offers the highest pay with a median paycheck of $78K.

With a median salary of $65K, General Electric (GE) Healthcare provides Medical Equipment Field Service Engineers with the lowest pay in their field; moreover, earnings are capped at only $81K, limiting employee salary growth.

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 Equipment Maintenance, Computed Tomography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, and Customer Relationship Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 14 percent and 19 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 a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $56K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $64K. For Medical Equipment Field Service Engineers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $72K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $85K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $67,786

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

For Medical Equipment Field Service Engineers, busy San Francisco offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 23 percent above the national average. Medical Equipment Field Service Engineers will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+11 percent) and Los Angeles (+9 percent). Falling short of the national average by 8 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Chicago. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Dallas (6 percent lower) and Portland (5 percent lower).

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Experience Affects Field Service Engineer, Medical Equipment Salaries



National Average
$68,000



Skills That Affect Field Service Engineer, Medical Equipment Salaries

Equipment Maintenance
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Systems Troubleshooting
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Nuclear Medicine
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Software Installation & Upgrade
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System Repair
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National Average
$68,000

Electronic Troubleshooting
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 80 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
medical benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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