Maintenance & Repair Technicians of Pharmaceutical Equipment in the United States pull down an average of $20.23 per hour. Most Maintenance & Repair Technicians of Pharmaceutical Equipment like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and the larger part earn dental coverage. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$30,400 - $96,250
(Median)
$30K
$42K
$96K
MEDIAN: $41,931
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$11.63 - $30.51
(Median)
$12
$20
$31
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$30,400 - $96,250  
   
Bonus
$2,928  
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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$26,106 - $85,277  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 14
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$11.63 - $30.51  
   
Overtime
$16.48 - $51.52  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$2,928  
   
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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$26,106 - $85,277  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 34
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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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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 generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Survey participants with less than five years' experience report a median income of $35K, and earnings aren't much higher for respondents who have five to 10 years under their belts; respondents in the latter group report a median of just $40K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $52K. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $73K.

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Experience Affects Maintenance & Repair Technician, Pharmaceutical Equipment Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 63%

Experienced
up arrow 17%

National Average
$45,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

Entry-Level
up arrow 21%

Skills That Affect Maintenance & Repair Technician, Pharmaceutical Equipment Salaries

Systems Troubleshooting
up arrow 45%


National Average
$45,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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