How much does a Medical Equipment Technician make in the United States? The average Medical Equipment Technician salary in the United States is $56,860 as of December 27, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $50,362 and $64,639. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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What is a Medical Equipment Technician ?

A biomedical engineering/equipment technician/technologist ('BMET') or biomedical engineering/equipment specialist (BES or BMES) is typically an electro-mechanical technician or technologist who ensures that medical equipment is well-maintained, properly configured, and safely functional. In healthcare environments, BMETs often work with or officiate as a biomedical and/or clinical engineer, since the career field has no legal distinction between engineers and engineering technicians/technologists. BMETs are employed by hospitals, clinics, private sector companies, and the military. Normally...

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We are searching for an experienced Heavy Equipment Technician to repair Komatsu machinery and ... Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Life and Supplemental Insurance offerings available after the ...
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Auxo Medical, LLC - Richmond , VA
Lead Manufacturing Technician Overview At Auxo Medical, our team members have an immediate and ... As a leading supplier of capital medical equipment and services, we are committed to providing ...
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Traveling Biomedical Field Service Technician Opportunity Overview At Auxo Medical, our team ... As a leading supplier of capital medical equipment and services, we are committed to providing ...
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SIMCO Electronics - Sterling , VA
... and diagnostic equipment used in the Life Science, RF/Telecommunications, and Semiconductor ... • Bio-Med instrumentation • Electronic standards • Fiber Optics • LCR and Impedance • ...
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Unilode - Sterling , VA
... service equipment. Unilode provides management, repair, short term leasing and digitalisation ... Medical, Dental, Vision and Life insurance * Company Paid Vision, Basic Life & Short and Long-term ...
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