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Medical equipment repairers earned a median salary of $44,570 in 2012, or approximately $21.43 per hour, according to the BLS. The best-paid earned more than $72,080, while the lowest-paid earned less than $26,550. Areas of the industry that pay well include physicians’ offices and the federal government. Cities with the highest compensation include Camden, N.J., San Jose, Calif., and Salt Lake City.

Job Salary Year
2004 $40,720.00
2006 $41,830.00
2008 $44,740.00
2010 $47,740.00
2012 $46,910.00

Average Medical Equipment Repairer Pay vs. All Health Care Jobs

With an average salary of $46,910 per year, medical equipment repairers generally earn more than people who perform repairs in other industries. For example, general maintenance and repair workers earned $37,190, and mechanic and automotive technicians earned $39,060 in 2012. However, computer support specialists earned more: an average of $51,820.

Job Name Salary
Computer Support Specialist $59,090.00
Medical Equipment Repairer $44,570.00
Auto Mechanic $36,610.00
Maintenance and Repair Worker $35,210.00

Best Paying Cities for Medical Equipment Repairers

The highest paid in the medical equipment repairer profession work in the metropolitan areas of Camden, New Jersey, San Jose, California, and Salt Lake City. The Spokane, Washington area also pays well, as does the city of Anchorage, Alaska.

Camden, New Jersey

Average Salary: $66,180 | See Job Openings

The annual median wage of a medical equipment repairer working in Camden, New Jersey is $66,180, which is $21,610 more than the average pay in the profession.

San Jose, California

Average Salary: $66,120 | See Job Openings

The annual median wage of a medical equipment repairer working in San Jose, California is $66,120, which is $21,550 more than the average pay in the profession.

Salt Lake City

Average Salary: $65,670 | See Job Openings

The annual median wage of a medical equipment repairer working in Salt Lake City is $65,670, which is $21,100 more than the average pay in the profession.

Spokane, Washington

Average Salary: $63,720 | See Job Openings

The annual median wage of a medical equipment repairer working in Spokane, Washington is $63,720, which is $19,150 more than the average pay in the profession.

Anchorage, Alaska

Average Salary: $62,640 | See Job Openings

The annual median wage of a medical equipment repairer working in Anchorage, Alaska is $62,640, which is $18,070 more than the average pay in the profession.

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