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 $20.30 per hour in the United States. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The majority of Maintenance & Repair Technicians of Pharmaceutical Equipment claim high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$20,608 - $71,493
(Median)
$21K
$48K
$71K
MEDIAN: $47,858
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50%
90%

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$13.71 - $30.84
(Median)
$14
$20
$31
MEDIAN: $20
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$20,608 - $71,493  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,936  
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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$30,726 - $73,068  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 31
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$13.71 - $30.84  
   
Overtime
$22.00 - $48.56  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,936  
   
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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$30,726 - $73,068  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 107
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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 indicated only a few skills that they use on the job. Most notably, facility with Systems Troubleshooting and Electronic Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 25 percent and 11 percent, respectively.

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. 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. For Maintenance & Repair Technicians of Pharmaceutical Equipment, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $53K. Maintenance & Repair Technicians of Pharmaceutical Equipment who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $59K.

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Experience Affects Maintenance & Repair Technician, Pharmaceutical Equipment Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

National Average
$47,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect Maintenance & Repair Technician, Pharmaceutical Equipment Salaries

Systems Troubleshooting
up arrow 25%


National Average
$47,000

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
22%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 13%
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