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Medical Equipment Preparer Salary Information

The salary statistics of medical equipment preparers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of medical equipment preparers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The medical equipment preparers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Medical Equipment Preparer Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,600
25th Percentile Wage
$28,830
50th Percentile Wage
$35,370
75th Percentile Wage
$43,570
90th Percentile Wage
$52,240

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for medical equipment preparers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) medical equipment preparers is $52,240. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $35,370. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24,600. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 112% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of medical equipment preparers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$35,370
2.74% 12.86%
2016
$34,400
3.11% -
2015
$33,330
3.21% -
2014
$32,260
1.67% -
2013
$31,720
2.84% -
2012
$30,820
- -

Table 2. Medical Equipment Preparer Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of medical equipment preparers in 11 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for medical equipment preparers occupations is the wholesale trade sector with an annual salary $46,950. The lowest paying sector is the real estate and rental and leasing sector (annual salary $31,490).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Wholesale Trade
$46,950
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$46,410
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$40,710
Educational Services
$37,860
Federal, State, and Local Government
$36,860
Health Care and Social Assistance
$35,250
Retail Trade
$34,950
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$34,730
Manufacturing
$34,630
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$32,840
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$31,490

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Medical Equipment Preparers by States

From the above tables we note that not only medical equipment preparers salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of medical equipment preparers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $20,280 to $49,270. The highest paying state for medical equipment preparers is Nevada with a median annual salary of $49,270. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $20,280. For more salary information of medical equipment preparers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Nevada
$49,270
California
$45,770
Alaska
$45,210
Hawaii
$44,290
Massachusetts
$42,890
Minnesota
$42,700
Rhode Island
$42,630
New York
$41,960
Delaware
$40,800
Washington
$39,910
Oregon
$39,840
District of Columbia
$39,480
Connecticut
$39,150
New Jersey
$37,970
Colorado
$37,920
Wyoming
$37,480
Maryland
$36,960
Wisconsin
$35,580
New Hampshire
$34,910
Pennsylvania
$34,780
Utah
$34,420
Michigan
$34,340
Arizona
$34,190
New Mexico
$33,810
Illinois
$33,770
Iowa
$33,590
Nebraska
$33,470
Georgia
$33,310
Ohio
$33,100
Vermont
$32,750
Kentucky
$32,440
Indiana
$32,370
West Virginia
$32,320
Maine
$32,180
North Dakota
$32,010
Kansas
$31,850
Texas
$31,810
Arkansas
$31,520
Virginia
$31,340
Missouri
$31,150
South Carolina
$30,590
South Dakota
$30,450
Florida
$30,300
Tennessee
$30,220
North Carolina
$30,030
Louisiana
$29,870
Idaho
$29,190
Mississippi
$29,150
Oklahoma
$29,040
Montana
$28,830
Alabama
$25,860
Puerto Rico
$20,280



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