Maintenance & Repair Technician, Pharmaceutical Equipment Salary

Men make up the majority of Maintenance & Repair Technicians of Pharmaceutical Equipment in the United States, bringing in about $20.71 per hour. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction for Maintenance & Repair Technicians of Pharmaceutical Equipment is high. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$20,373 - $72,881
(Median)
$20K
$48K
$73K
MEDIAN: $47,858
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50%
90%

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$13.46 - $31.13
(Median)
$13
$21
$31
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$20,373 - $72,881  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,372  
Profit Sharing
$2,035  
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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$28,607 - $74,916  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 27
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$13.46 - $31.13  
   
Overtime
$20.25 - $49.08  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,372  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,035  
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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$28,607 - $74,916  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 101
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Job Description for Maintenance & Repair Technician, Pharmaceutical Equipment

The maintenance and repair technician will recognize and perform machine adjustments to pharmaceutical equipment, including doing preventive maintenance and making repairs. They should understand, follow, and maintain proper records for processing safety management procedures and requirements. They will determine corrective actions based on operational messages and alerts, as well as assist with installing, maintaining, testing, and validating new equipment. The maintenance repair technician must monitor and maintain equipment to ensure safe and optimal operating conditions at all times. They will participate in and oversee equipment changeovers as needed and notify management of any potential issues that may arise. Organization of the maintenance area should be observed.

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Maintenance & Repair Technician, Pharmaceutical Equipment Tasks

  • Update maintenance databases with progress reports and work documentation.
  • Install and set up new pharmaceutical equipment.
  • Inspect pharmaceutical manufacturing equipment and provide regular repairs and maintenance.
  • Collaborate with and oversee contract maintenance teams.

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Maintenance & Repair Technicians of Pharmaceutical Equipment who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional skills. Most notably, facility with Systems Troubleshooting and Electronic Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 36 percent and 10 percent, respectively. Systems Troubleshooting is a skill commonly found among those who know Electronic Troubleshooting.

Pay by Experience Level for Maintenance & Repair Technician, Pharmaceutical Equipment

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Maintenance & Repair Technicians of Pharmaceutical Equipment with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. During their first five years in the workforce, individuals in this position earn $40K on average. Survey participants with five to 10 years under their belts see an only a slightly bigger average of $43K. Maintenance & Repair Technicians of Pharmaceutical Equipment with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $53K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $61K on average.

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Experience Affects Maintenance & Repair Technician, Pharmaceutical Equipment Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

National Average
$48,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Skills That Affect Maintenance & Repair Technician, Pharmaceutical Equipment Salaries

Systems Troubleshooting
up arrow 36%


National Average
$48,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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