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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018

49-9062 Medical Equipment Repairers

Test, adjust, or repair biomedical or electromedical equipment.


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
46,320 2.5 % $25.34 $52,710 0.8 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $14.09 $17.56 $23.66 $31.07 $39.41
Annual Wage (2) $29,310 $36,520 $49,210 $64,630 $81,970


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers 13,320 1.99 $26.26 $54,630
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance 8,710 8.47 $26.24 $54,570
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 7,240 0.13 $28.04 $58,330
Rental and Leasing Services (5322, 5323, and 5324 only) 4,440 1.30 $18.70 $38,910
Outpatient Care Centers 2,910 0.32 $24.13 $50,190

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance 8,710 8.47 $26.24 $54,570
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers 13,320 1.99 $26.26 $54,630
Rental and Leasing Services (5322, 5323, and 5324 only) 4,440 1.30 $18.70 $38,910
Outpatient Care Centers 2,910 0.32 $24.13 $50,190
Health and Personal Care Stores 2,680 0.25 $20.99 $43,650

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing 430 0.15 $32.71 $68,030
Management of Companies and Enterprises 480 0.02 $30.53 $63,500
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 270 0.01 $28.91 $60,140
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 90 (7) $28.77 $59,840
Scientific Research and Development Services 200 0.03 $28.60 $59,480


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 5,050 0.30 0.93 $29.22 $60,790
Texas 3,570 0.29 0.92 $23.60 $49,080
Florida 3,250 0.38 1.18 $23.75 $49,400
New York 2,300 0.25 0.77 $29.33 $61,000
Pennsylvania 2,190 0.37 1.17 $23.33 $48,530




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Indiana 1,670 0.55 1.71 $23.28 $48,420
Utah 740 0.51 1.59 $24.87 $51,720
Missouri 1,430 0.51 1.60 $23.26 $48,390
South Dakota 210 0.50 1.55 $25.12 $52,240
Tennessee 1,390 0.47 1.47 $20.26 $42,150




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 30 0.11 0.34 $38.02 $79,090
Delaware 120 0.26 0.82 $31.91 $66,360
Minnesota 730 0.25 0.79 $30.63 $63,720
Oregon 410 0.22 0.68 $30.50 $63,440
Nebraska 230 0.24 0.74 $30.21 $62,830





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 2,430 0.26 0.80 $30.87 $64,210
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 2,000 0.33 1.02 $30.31 $63,040
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 1,290 0.28 0.87 $26.31 $54,730
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 1,240 0.35 1.09 $25.21 $52,440
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 1,060 0.37 1.16 $26.19 $54,470
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 990 0.72 2.25 $23.19 $48,230
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 830 0.32 1.00 $25.33 $52,690
St. Louis, MO-IL 800 0.59 1.84 $25.73 $53,520
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 800 0.27 0.83 $23.71 $49,310
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 760 0.28 0.88 $28.76 $59,820




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 260 1.00 3.11 $18.68 $38,860
Sioux Falls, SD 140 0.93 2.89 $27.55 $57,300
Birmingham-Hoover, AL 460 0.91 2.84 $24.46 $50,880
South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI 120 0.86 2.70 $25.39 $52,800
Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 550 0.84 2.63 $21.74 $45,220
Raleigh, NC 510 0.82 2.55 $29.59 $61,540
Johnson City, TN 60 0.78 2.43 $19.29 $40,120
Salt Lake City, UT 550 0.77 2.39 $25.28 $52,590
Wichita Falls, TX 40 0.73 2.29 $19.14 $39,820
Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN 750 0.72 2.25 $23.46 $48,800