Maintenance & Repair Technician, Pharmaceutical Equipment Salary

Men account for the majority of Maintenance & Repair Technicians of Pharmaceutical Equipment in the United States. The overall average income for this group is approximately $20.00 per hour. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$14.00 - $29.50
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$20
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MEDIAN: $20.35
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Hourly Data $0$34
Hourly Rate $14.00 - $29.50
Overtime $32.00
Annual Data $0$61K
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$29,518 - $61,649
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 19

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Job Description for Maintenance & Repair Technician, Pharmaceutical Equipment

The maintenance and repair technician will recognize and perform machine adjustments to pharmaceutical equipment, including doing preventive maintenance and making repairs. They should understand, follow, and maintain proper records for processing safety management procedures and requirements. They will determine corrective actions based on operational messages and alerts, as well as assist with installing, maintaining, testing, and validating new equipment. The maintenance repair technician must monitor and maintain equipment to ensure safe and optimal operating conditions at all times. They will participate in and oversee equipment changeovers as needed and notify management of any potential issues that may arise. Organization of the maintenance area should be observed.

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Maintenance & Repair Technician, Pharmaceutical Equipment Tasks

  • Inspect pharmaceutical manufacturing equipment and provide regular repairs and maintenance.
  • Collaborate with and oversee contract maintenance teams.
  • Update maintenance databases with progress reports and work documentation.
  • Install and set up new pharmaceutical equipment.

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Pay by Experience Level for Maintenance & Repair Technician, Pharmaceutical Equipment

Pay by Experience for a Maintenance & Repair Technician, Pharmaceutical Equipment has a positive trend. An entry-level Maintenance & Repair Technician, Pharmaceutical Equipment with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 15 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Maintenance & Repair Technician, Pharmaceutical Equipment with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Maintenance & Repair Technician, Pharmaceutical Equipment which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 13 salaries. A Maintenance & Repair Technician, Pharmaceutical Equipment with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 10 salaries.

Maintenance & Repair Technician, Pharmaceutical Equipment Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Maintenance & Repair Technician, Pharmaceutical Equipment?

Maintenance & Repair Technician, Pharmaceutical Equipment in Los Angeles:
"Keep your mouth shut and ears open."
Its like any other mechanic job except for the fact that you have to now be extremely accurate on paper work and there is a lot of paperwork in the bio pharma world. You have to remember that everything you touch and fix is in some way connected to a medicine that will help another human being.

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Key Stats for Maintenance & Repair Technician, Pharmaceutical Equipment

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Maintenance & Repair Technician, Pharmaceutical Equipment Salaries

Late-Career
▲65%

Experienced
▲12%

National Average
$44,000

Mid-Career
▼9%

Entry-Level
▼15%

Skills That Affect Maintenance & Repair Technician, Pharmaceutical Equipment Salaries

Systems Troubleshooting
▲47%


National Average
$44,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 12%
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