Average Biomedical Equipment Technician (BMET) Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Biomedical Equipment Technician (BMET) is $22.61.
MEDIAN $22.61
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Hourly Rate
$17 - $31
$104 - $2,995
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1,750
$0 - $2,700
Total Pay
$36,053 - $70,886

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Job Description for Biomedical Equipment Technician (BMET)

Biomedical Equipment Technician (BMET) Tasks
  • Inspect, maintain, repair, and request parts for biomedical equipment.
  • Operate and keep records on equipment such as multimeters, oscilloscopes, defibrillator analyzers, etc.
  • Train and assist staff in using and interpreting biomedical equipment.
The top respondents for the job title Biomedical Equipment Technician (BMET) are from the companies DaVita Inc., General Electric (GE) Healthcare and General Electric Co (GE). Reported salaries are highest at General Electric (GE) Healthcare where the average pay is $22.01. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Trimedx and Fresenius Medical Care Holdings, Inc., earning around $21.36 and $20.82, respectively. DaVita Inc. pays the lowest at around $19.77. General Electric Co (GE) and Aramark Corporation also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $20.03 and $20.45, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Biomedical Equipment Technician (BMET)

Skills in System Repair and Telemetry are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Troubleshooting, Maintenance and Electronic Troubleshooting.

Pay by Experience Level for Biomedical Equipment Technician (BMET)

An entry-level Biomedical Equipment Technician (BMET) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $19.01 based on 405 salaries. An early career Biomedical Equipment Technician (BMET) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.44 based on 996 salaries. A mid-career Biomedical Equipment Technician (BMET) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.47 based on 615 salaries. An experienced Biomedical Equipment Technician (BMET) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $26.40 based on 489 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $28.
Employees with Biomedical Equipment Technician (BMET) in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 13.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (13.0% more) and Dallas, Texas (11.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (9.4% less), San Antonio, Texas (4.5% less) and Indianapolis, Indiana (4.1% less).

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