Training Requirements for Medical Equipment Preparers

Medical equipment preparers need a high school diploma or equivalent and moderate-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Medical equipment preparers
Percent
Less than High School 8.6
High School 35.8
Some College 30.2
Associates Degree 11.5
Bachelors Degree 10.8
Masters Degree 2.4
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.7

Employment Outlook for Medical Equipment Preparers

This represents about 52,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 7,000 more medical equipment preparers but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 18,000 more.

Typical Income for Medical Equipment Preparers

Hourly Income

On average,medical equipment preparers make $17.29 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Medical equipment preparers $11.35 $13.49 $16.54 $20.13 $24.34
Healthcare support occupations $9.51 $10.91 $13.42 $17.11 $21.93
Other healthcare support occupations $10.69 $12.98 $15.95 $19.37 $23.98
Miscellaneous healthcare support occupations $10.77 $12.98 $15.81 $19.09 $23.44
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, medical equipment preparers make $35,960 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Medical equipment preparers $23,610 $28,060 $34,400 $41,860 $50,620
Healthcare support occupations $19,780 $22,690 $27,910 $35,580 $45,620
Other healthcare support occupations $22,230 $27,010 $33,170 $40,280 $49,890
Miscellaneous healthcare support occupations $22,410 $27,000 $32,880 $39,710 $48,750
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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