Occupational Employment Statistics

Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015

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)
41,060 2.7 % $23.75 $49,400 0.7 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $13.60 $16.86 $22.28 $29.26 $36.71
Annual Wage (2) $28,290 $35,070 $46,340 $60,860 $76,350


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 12,080 1.97 $24.49 $50,930
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance 8,550 8.43 $24.16 $50,260
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 6,500 0.12 $26.01 $54,100
Consumer Goods Rental 2,630 1.66 $17.17 $35,720
Outpatient Care Centers 2,110 0.29 $23.53 $48,940

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 8,550 8.43 $24.16 $50,260
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers 12,080 1.97 $24.49 $50,930
Consumer Goods Rental 2,630 1.66 $17.17 $35,720
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing 550 0.38 $23.81 $49,530
Outpatient Care Centers 2,110 0.29 $23.53 $48,940

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 210 0.01 $29.18 $60,690
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers 70 0.03 $27.84 $57,910
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 140 0.01 $27.72 $57,650
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories 320 0.12 $27.60 $57,410
Management of Companies and Enterprises 900 0.04 $27.43 $57,060


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 4,510 0.57 1.91 $21.18 $44,050
California 3,350 0.22 0.73 $25.40 $52,840
Texas 2,470 0.21 0.72 $22.51 $46,820
Pennsylvania 2,350 0.41 1.38 $24.83 $51,650
New York 1,910 0.21 0.72 $27.74 $57,690




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)
Florida 4,510 0.57 1.91 $21.18 $44,050
South Dakota 200 0.49 1.65 $22.69 $47,190
Missouri 1,330 0.49 1.64 $22.29 $46,360
Colorado 1,130 0.46 1.55 $24.41 $50,780
Indiana 1,310 0.45 1.50 $24.31 $50,560




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 90 0.27 0.89 $31.72 $65,970
Hawaii 60 0.09 0.31 $28.02 $58,290
New York 1,910 0.21 0.72 $27.74 $57,690
New Jersey 1,410 0.36 1.22 $27.73 $57,670
Minnesota 980 0.35 1.18 $27.47 $57,130





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 1,680 0.26 0.87 $30.89 $64,250
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 990 0.81 2.73 $20.78 $43,220
St. Louis, MO-IL 770 0.58 1.95 $23.41 $48,690
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 760 0.56 1.87 $25.36 $52,750
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 710 0.20 0.67 $26.28 $54,660
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 700 0.37 1.26 $26.49 $55,090
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 690 0.45 1.50 $26.99 $56,140
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 660 0.16 0.54 $27.55 $57,310
Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN 660 0.66 2.22 $27.35 $56,880
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 600 0.20 0.69 $24.13 $50,190




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)
Port St. Lucie, FL 230 1.73 5.79 $21.23 $44,150
Pueblo, CO 60 1.10 3.68 $20.55 $42,740
Gainesville, FL 140 1.09 3.65 $20.05 $41,710
Taunton-Middleborough-Norton, MA NECTA Division 60 1.07 3.60 $16.17 $33,640
Rochester, MN 110 1.02 3.43 (8) (8)
Sioux Falls, SD 140 0.96 3.22 $23.71 $49,320
Peabody-Salem-Beverly, MA NECTA Division 90 0.92 3.10 $18.66 $38,810
South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI 120 0.92 3.07 $27.73 $57,670
Jacksonville, FL 560 0.90 3.02 $18.42 $38,310
Morgantown, WV 50 0.87 2.91 $19.43 $40,410