Field Service Engineer, Medical Equipment Salary

Medical Equipment Field Service Engineers in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — over one-half have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $49K to $99K per year, median earnings come to $68K per year. In the world of Medical Equipment Field Service Engineers, total cash compensation can vary between $49K and $99K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $10K and $8K, respectively. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by geography, followed by experience level and the specific company. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and most earn dental coverage. For the most part, Medical Equipment Field Service Engineers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$48,396 - $93,093
$48K
$67K
$93K
MEDIAN: $67,436
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$19.72 - $45.35
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MEDIAN: $32.34
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$0$100K
Salary $48,396 - $93,093
Bonus $0.00 - $10,156
Profit Sharing $15.46 - $7,757
Commission $2,543
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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$47,113 - $100,743
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 190
Hourly Data $0$65
Hourly Rate $19.72 - $45.35
Overtime $31.20 - $65.69
Annual Data $0$100K
Bonus $0.00 - $10,156
Commission $2,543
Profit Sharing $15.46 - $7,757
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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$47,113 - $100,743
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 102

Job Description for Field Service Engineer, Medical Equipment

A field service engineer for medical equipment's main responsibility is to service, repair, and install new and older medical equipment. They also have to write full service reports and complete all paperwork associated with each service call. The field service engineer for medical equipment may need to train other engineers, as well as communicate relevant feedback to the proper departments related to equipment performance. Additionally, they must troubleshoot issues related to medical equipment, providing a high-quality customer service experience. This is generally a full-time position, although overtime and alternative hours may be required depending on the needs of the business. Travel is generally needed in this position, and heavy lifting may be required from time to time.

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Field Service Engineer, Medical Equipment Tasks

  • 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.
  • 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.

Field Service Engineer, Medical Equipment Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Field Service Engineer, Medical Equipment


Those at Philips Medical Systems can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $80K.

Popular Skills for Field Service Engineer, Medical Equipment


Medical Equipment Field Service Engineers report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Equipment Maintenance, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Computed Tomography, and Customer Relationship Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 7 percent and 14 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Electronic Troubleshooting. Most people familiar with System Repair also know Electronic Troubleshooting.

Pay by Experience Level for Field Service Engineer, Medical Equipment

Pay by Experience for a Field Service Engineer, Medical Equipment has a positive trend. An entry-level Field Service Engineer, Medical Equipment with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 95 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Field Service Engineer, Medical Equipment with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 83 salaries. An experienced Field Service Engineer, Medical Equipment which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 97 salaries. A Field Service Engineer, Medical Equipment with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $84,000 based on 74 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $72,099

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Surpassing the national average by 31 percent, Medical Equipment Field Service Engineers in New York receive some of the highest pay in the country. Medical Equipment Field Service Engineers will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+24 percent), Dallas (+19 percent), San Francisco (+17 percent), and Boston (+10 percent). Houston ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 19 percent below the national average. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Chicago (11 percent less) and Portland (9 percent less).

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Key Stats for Field Service Engineer, Medical Equipment

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
29%

Experience Affects Field Service Engineer, Medical Equipment Salaries

▲16%

▲1%

National Average
$72,000

▼9%

▼15%

Skills That Affect Field Service Engineer, Medical Equipment Salaries

Equipment Maintenance
▲12%




National Average
$72,000

Systems Troubleshooting
▼2%



Nuclear Medicine
▼4%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 9%