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Biomedical Equipment Technicians


Salaries for biomedical equipment technicians vary in different institutions and localities and according to the experience, training, certification, and type of work done by the technician. According to the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), the median annual salary for medical equipment repairers was $49,210 in May 2018. The top 10 percent in this profession made $81,970 or more a year, while the lowest 10 percent made less than $29,310 per year. The DOL reports the following mean annual salaries for biomedical equipment technicians by specialty: state, local, and private hospitals, $56,700; electronic and precision equipment repair and maintenance, $51,050; professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers, $50,870; ambulatory healthcare services, $46,380; and rental and leasing services, $34,940. Those in supervisory or senior positions command higher salaries. Benefits, such as health insurance and vacation days, vary with the employer.

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