Medical Equipment Repairers

General Information

Description

Test, adjust, or repair biomedical or electromedical equipment.

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Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure

Job Outlook

Employment of medical equipment repairers is projected to grow 7 percent from 2020 to 2030, about as fast as the average for all occupations. About 6,300 openings for medical equipment repairers are projected each year, on average, over the decade. Many of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.

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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$51,610

Military salary*

$73,089

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State-by-state Salary

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$74,350
$35,020
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • High school 33%
  • Associate's degree 25%
  • Post-secondary certificate 18%
  • Less than high school 11%
  • Bachelor's degree 8%
  • Some college 2%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%

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Knowledge

  • Mechanical
  • Computers and Electronics
  • Education and Training
  • Engineering and Technology
  • Customer and Personal Service

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
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