Dental Equipment Service Technician Salary

Very much a male-dominated career in the United States, Dental Equipment Service Technicians earn an average of $19.98 per hour. Just over a fifth of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a strong majority report medical coverage and slightly more than half claim dental coverage as well. Job satisfaction for Dental Equipment Service Technicians is high. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$40,243 - $58,213
$40K
$51K
$58K
MEDIAN: $50,534
10%
50%
90%

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$15.74 - $24.95
$16
$20
$25
MEDIAN: $20.33
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$0$58K
Salary $40,243 - $58,213
Bonus $675
Commission $3,050
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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$36,111 - $55,987
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 16
Hourly Data $0$42
Hourly Rate $15.74 - $24.95
Overtime $23.86 - $42.71
Annual Data $0$55K
Bonus $675
Commission $3,050
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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$36,111 - $55,987
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 27

Job Description for Dental Equipment Service Technician

Dental equipment service technicians have extensive knowledge of electronics, and some also have prior experience in the medical field or special certifications, such as the A+ certification, earned for their exceptional skills and knowledge.

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Dental Equipment Service Technician Tasks

  • Inspect and test malfunctioning dental equipment, using test and analysis instruments.
  • Explain and demonstrate correct operation and preventive maintenance of medical equipment to staff.
  • Perform preventive maintenance; cleaning, lubricating and adjusting equipment.
  • Keep records of maintenance, repair, and required updates of equipment.
  • Disassemble malfunctioning equipment and remove, repair and replace defective parts.

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Pay by Experience Level for Dental Equipment Service Technician

Pay by Experience for a Dental Equipment Service Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Dental Equipment Service Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 19 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Dental Equipment Service Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Dental Equipment Service Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 21 salaries. A Dental Equipment Service Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 17 salaries.

Key Stats for Dental Equipment Service Technician

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Dental Equipment Service Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲32%

Experienced
▲2%

National Average
$46,000

Mid-Career
▼5%

Entry-Level
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
no benefits
None: 20%