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Maintenance & Repair Technician, Pharmaceutical Equipment Salary

Male Maintenance & Repair Technicians of Pharmaceutical Equipment number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $20.24 per hour in the United States. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Maintenance & Repair Technicians of Pharmaceutical Equipment. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$20,482 - $72,260
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$20K
$49K
$72K
MEDIAN: $48,763
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$15.01 - $29.76
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$20
$30
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$20,482 - $72,260  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,521  
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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$31,956 - $70,185  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 29
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$15.01 - $29.76  
   
Overtime
$22.13 - $43.32  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,521  
   
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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$31,956 - $70,185  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 98

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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 with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $40K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $44K. On average, Maintenance & Repair Technicians of Pharmaceutical Equipment make $53K following one to two decades on the job. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $56K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

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Experience Affects Maintenance & Repair Technician, Pharmaceutical Equipment Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 20%

Experienced
up arrow 13%

National Average
$47,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 11%
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