The median annual wage of medical equipment repairers was $44,490 in May 2010. The median wage is the wage at which half the workers in an occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $26,040, and the top 10 percent earned more than $70,260.
In May 2010, median annual wages in industries employing the largest numbers of medical equipment repairers were as follows:
|General medical and surgical hospitals||$48,740|
|Professional and commercial equipment|
and supplies merchant wholesalers
|Electronic and precision equipment repair and maintenance||43,600|
|Health and personal care stores||33,830|
|Consumer goods rental||32,300|
Although medical equipment repairers usually work during the day, they are sometimes expected to be on call, including nights and weekends. Most work full time, but many workers have variable schedules.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-13 Edition