Information About Medical Equipment Preparers

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Training

Medical equipment preparers need short-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Medical equipment preparers
Training for Medical Equipment Preparers
Percent
Less than High School 4.8
High School 29.0
Some College 37.8
Associates Degree 16.3
Bachelors Degree 9.1
Masters Degree 1.6
Doctorate or Professional Degree 1.4

Employment

Represents about 46,000 people in the United States- 3.0% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 6,000 more medical equipment preparers but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 11,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, medical equipment preparers make $14.99 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Medical equipment preparers $9.85 $11.90 $14.40 $17.50 $21.10
Healthcare support occupations $8.50 $9.89 $12.00 $15.30 $19.10
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, medical equipment preparers make $31,180 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Medical equipment preparers $20,480 $24,800 $30,050 $36,400 $43,940
Healthcare support occupations $17,670 $20,570 $25,140 $31,980 $39,800
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

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

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