Medical Equipment Technician Salary (United States)

A Medical Equipment Technician earns an average wage of $15.51 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Medical Equipment Technician Salary (?
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$24,242 - $60,402
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $38,655
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Medical Equipment Technician Salary (?
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$10.73 - $22.77
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$24,242 - $60,402  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,192  
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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$23,147 - $52,532  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 38
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.73 - $22.77  
   
Overtime
$15.03 - $32.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,192  
   
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).
)
$23,147 - $52,532  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 133
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Job Description for Medical Equipment Technician

  • Study technical manuals and attend training sessions provided by equipment manufacturers to maintain current knowledge.
  • Perform preventive maintenance or service such as cleaning, lubricating and adjusting equipment.
  • Keep records of maintenance, repair, and required updates of equipment.
  • Inspect, test, and repair medical and related equipment following manufacturers' specifications, using test and analysis instruments.

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Pay by Experience Level for Medical Equipment Technician

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

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Experience Affects Medical Equipment Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 30%
Experienced
up arrow 12%
Mid-Career
up arrow 10%
National Average
$37,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Medical Equipment Technician Salaries

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 2%
National Average
$37,000
Customer Service
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
11%
female alumni
 
Male
89%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 23%
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