Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016

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)
43,370 2.8 % $24.48 $50,910 0.7 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $14.01 $17.38 $23.11 $29.99 $37.75
Annual Wage (2) $29,130 $36,160 $48,070 $62,370 $78,520


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 12,730 2.05 $25.38 $52,790
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance 8,660 8.35 $25.42 $52,870
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 6,730 0.12 $26.29 $54,690
Consumer Goods Rental 2,970 1.83 $17.36 $36,120
Outpatient Care Centers 2,600 0.31 $23.85 $49,600

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 8,660 8.35 $25.42 $52,870
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers 12,730 2.05 $25.38 $52,790
Consumer Goods Rental 2,970 1.83 $17.36 $36,120
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing 640 0.44 $24.23 $50,400
Outpatient Care Centers 2,600 0.31 $23.85 $49,600

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 300 0.01 $30.38 $63,190
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories 280 0.11 $28.52 $59,320
Management of Companies and Enterprises 680 0.03 $28.22 $58,690
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals 270 0.10 $27.76 $57,740
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing 70 0.02 $27.75 $57,720


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)
Florida 3,930 0.48 1.55 $22.50 $46,810
California 3,740 0.23 0.76 $26.02 $54,110
Texas 3,180 0.27 0.88 $24.84 $51,660
Pennsylvania 2,460 0.43 1.39 $23.69 $49,270
New York 2,150 0.24 0.76 $27.45 $57,100




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 210 0.51 1.67 $23.71 $49,320
Indiana 1,510 0.51 1.64 $24.26 $50,470
North Dakota 210 0.49 1.59 $28.12 $58,500
Missouri 1,350 0.49 1.58 $21.97 $45,700
Florida 3,930 0.48 1.55 $22.50 $46,810




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 80 0.24 0.77 $31.23 $64,950
Delaware 90 0.21 0.67 $29.67 $61,720
New Jersey (8) (8) (8) $29.05 $60,410
Minnesota 1,030 0.37 1.19 $28.89 $60,100
Rhode Island 60 0.12 0.37 $28.18 $58,610





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-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 1,730 0.26 0.85 $30.66 $63,760
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 900 0.21 0.69 $27.47 $57,130
Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division 860 0.88 2.84 $25.12 $52,250
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 820 0.70 2.27 $24.71 $51,390
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 720 0.38 1.23 $28.87 $60,040
St. Louis, MO-IL 700 0.52 1.68 $23.57 $49,030
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 690 0.27 0.88 $27.11 $56,390
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 670 0.53 1.72 $23.44 $48,750
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 670 0.47 1.53 $26.59 $55,300
Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN 640 0.63 2.03 $26.84 $55,820




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)
Port St. Lucie, FL 190 1.39 4.52 $21.63 $45,000
South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI 160 1.23 3.97 $28.32 $58,910
Birmingham-Hoover, AL 560 1.10 3.56 $22.62 $47,040
Rochester, MN 120 1.03 3.32 (8) (8)
Pueblo, CO 60 1.03 3.33 $21.26 $44,220
Beckley, WV 40 1.02 3.30 $20.94 $43,560
Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 250 1.00 3.25 $19.35 $40,240
Sioux Falls, SD 150 0.99 3.20 $25.38 $52,790
Reading, PA 160 0.96 3.10 $23.40 $48,660
Hot Springs, AR 30 0.92 2.99 $13.58 $28,250