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Maintenance & Repair Technician, Pharmaceutical Equipment Salary

Maintenance & Repair Technicians of Pharmaceutical Equipment in the United States are largely men, earning an average of $20.04 per hour. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Maintenance & Repair Technicians of Pharmaceutical Equipment, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$20,273 - $62,511
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MEDIAN: $45,817
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$13.31 - $29.84
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$20,273 - $62,511  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,000  
Total Pay (?
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$28,044 - $69,066  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 25
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.31 - $29.84  
   
Overtime
$18.69 - $41.20  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,000  
   
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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$28,044 - $69,066  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 108
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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.


For Maintenance & Repair Technicians of Pharmaceutical Equipment, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $39K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $44K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $52K in this role. Maintenance & Repair Technicians of Pharmaceutical Equipment who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $55K.

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Experience Affects Maintenance & Repair Technician, Pharmaceutical Equipment Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

National Average
$46,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 11%