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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

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)
46,370 2.5 % $25.54 $53,130 0.8 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $14.25 $17.61 $23.69 $31.46 $39.66
Annual Wage (2) $29,630 $36,630 $49,280 $65,430 $82,500


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 13,910 2.06 $26.26 $54,620
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance 8,420 8.15 $25.94 $53,960
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 7,070 0.13 $29.62 $61,620
Rental and Leasing Services (5322, 5323, and 5324 only) 4,620 1.33 $18.82 $39,150
Health and Personal Care Stores 3,010 0.28 $21.24 $44,190

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 8,420 8.15 $25.94 $53,960
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers 13,910 2.06 $26.26 $54,620
Rental and Leasing Services (5322, 5323, and 5324 only) 4,620 1.33 $18.82 $39,150
Outpatient Care Centers 2,740 0.29 $24.99 $51,970
Health and Personal Care Stores 3,010 0.28 $21.24 $44,190

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing 420 0.14 $33.89 $70,490
Scientific Research and Development Services 190 0.03 $30.62 $63,690
Management of Companies and Enterprises 590 0.02 $30.33 $63,080
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 40 (7) $29.95 $62,290
Facilities Support Services 100 0.06 $29.66 $61,690


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 5,210 0.30 0.95 $30.09 $62,580
Texas 3,880 0.31 0.99 $23.96 $49,830
Florida 3,460 0.39 1.25 $23.23 $48,320
Pennsylvania 2,070 0.35 1.11 $24.68 $51,340
New York 1,950 0.20 0.65 $30.66 $63,780




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)
South Dakota 300 0.70 2.23 $26.00 $54,070
Indiana 1,410 0.46 1.45 $23.09 $48,040
Mississippi 500 0.45 1.41 $18.74 $38,980
Minnesota 1,270 0.44 1.39 $25.91 $53,890
Maryland 1,180 0.44 1.38 $24.37 $50,680




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Delaware (8) (8) (8) $41.91 $87,180
Alaska (8) (8) (8) $31.31 $65,130
New York 1,950 0.20 0.65 $30.66 $63,780
California 5,210 0.30 0.95 $30.09 $62,580
Oregon 360 0.19 0.60 $29.54 $61,440





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)
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 2,370 0.38 1.20 $29.88 $62,150
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 2,170 0.22 0.71 $32.51 $67,620
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 1,430 0.30 0.97 $24.78 $51,550
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 1,300 0.36 1.12 $25.60 $53,240
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,130 0.57 1.81 $25.40 $52,840
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 1,050 0.36 1.16 $29.30 $60,930
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 1,010 0.38 1.21 $22.90 $47,640
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 940 0.68 2.16 $23.48 $48,850
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 920 0.30 0.95 $23.30 $48,460
Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN 750 0.71 2.24 $23.65 $49,190




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)
Texarkana, TX-AR 70 1.14 3.62 $22.38 $46,560
Sioux Falls, SD 180 1.12 3.56 $27.64 $57,480
Iowa City, IA 80 0.87 2.75 $22.53 $46,860
South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI 110 0.81 2.58 $25.09 $52,180
Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 220 0.80 2.52 $17.57 $36,540
Johnson City, TN 60 0.79 2.51 $19.22 $39,970
Monroe, LA 50 0.71 2.25 $17.19 $35,760
Janesville-Beloit, WI 50 0.71 2.24 $23.29 $48,430
Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN 750 0.71 2.24 $23.65 $49,190
New Bedford, MA 50 0.70 2.23 $19.12 $39,770