Biomedical Engineering Technician Salary

Biomedical Engineering Technicians in the United States can expect to earn an average of $22.25 per hour. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. A strong majority have medical and dental plans, and more than half have vision insurance. Biomedical Engineering Technicians who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 84 percent. Most Biomedical Engineering Technicians like their work and job satisfaction is high. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$35,630 - $76,447
$36K
$50K
$76K
MEDIAN: $49,540
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50%
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$16.44 - $30.97
$16
$23
$31
MEDIAN: $22.55
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$0$76K
Salary $35,630 - $76,447
Bonus $0.00 - $10,256
Profit Sharing $1,500
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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$35,201 - $72,745
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 49
Hourly Data $0$52
Hourly Rate $16.44 - $30.97
Overtime $22.38 - $52.83
Annual Data $0$72K
Bonus $0.00 - $10,256
Profit Sharing $1,500
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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$35,201 - $72,745
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 91

Job Description for Biomedical Engineering Technician

A job as a biomedical engineering technician requires strong technical knowledge and skills in repairing and maintaining medical equipment and devices. Candidates for this position should have a strong work ethic combined with a strong desire to perform accurate and complete maintenance repairs on medical equipment.

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Biomedical Engineering Technician Tasks

  • Transport, install, calibrate, and repair biomedical equipment.
  • Perform safety checks on equipment and associated systems, like electrical and network interfaces.
  • Advocate for proper, safe usage of and increased reliance on biomedical equipment.
  • Troubleshoot and train users in key needs for biomedical equipment and result interpretation.

Common Career Paths for Biomedical Engineering Technician


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While Biomedical Engineering Technicians do not often become Biomedical Engineering Managers, the job pays $83K per year on average. Biomedical Engineering Technicians moving up in their careers tend to step into positions as Medical Equipment Field Service Engineers or Biomedical Engineers. The median paychecks in those roles are $13K higher and $12K higher, respectively.

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Pay by Experience Level for Biomedical Engineering Technician

Pay by Experience for a Biomedical Engineering Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Biomedical Engineering Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 90 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Biomedical Engineering Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 28 salaries. An experienced Biomedical Engineering Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 33 salaries. A Biomedical Engineering Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 21 salaries.

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Key Stats for Biomedical Engineering Technician

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
17%

Experience Affects Biomedical Engineering Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲32%

Experienced
▲25%

Mid-Career
▲9%

National Average
$49,000

Entry-Level
▼7%

Skills That Affect Biomedical Engineering Technician Salaries


National Average
$49,000

Medical Devices
▼1%

Equipment Maintenance
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 14%