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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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Medical Equipment Preparer Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,610
25th Percentile Wage
$28,060
50th Percentile Wage
$34,400
75th Percentile Wage
$41,860
90th Percentile Wage
$50,620

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 $50,620. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $34,400. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23,610. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 114% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of medical equipment preparers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201634,4003.11%10.41%
201533,3303.21%-
201432,2601.67%-
201331,7202.84%-
201230,820--

Table 2. Medical Equipment Preparer Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of medical equipment preparers in 10 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 administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector with an annual salary $40,120. The lowest paying sector is the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector (annual salary $28,840).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$40,120
Educational Services
$35,990
Federal, State, and Local Government
$35,780
Health Care and Social Assistance
$34,330
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$33,760
Retail Trade
$33,560
Manufacturing
$32,920
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$32,440
Wholesale Trade
$32,260
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$28,840

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 $20,740 to $43,360. The highest paying state for medical equipment preparers is Nevada with a median annual salary of $43,360. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $20,740. 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
$43,360
California
$43,080
Alaska
$42,800
Massachusetts
$41,220
Minnesota
$40,040
Connecticut
$39,960
District of Columbia
$39,400
New York
$39,380
Washington
$38,800
Hawaii
$38,680
Oregon
$38,440
Delaware
$38,170
Rhode Island
$37,160
Colorado
$37,020
New Jersey
$36,720
Maryland
$35,810
Wisconsin
$35,410
New Mexico
$35,330
Wyoming
$35,330
Michigan
$34,890
New Hampshire
$34,660
Pennsylvania
$34,500
Arizona
$33,830
Nebraska
$33,490
Illinois
$33,360
Iowa
$32,230
Ohio
$32,040
Utah
$31,900
Kentucky
$31,870
Vermont
$31,710
Georgia
$31,690
Maine
$31,310
North Dakota
$31,310
Indiana
$31,280
Montana
$30,990
Virginia
$30,710
Missouri
$30,400
Kansas
$30,360
Texas
$30,120
Arkansas
$30,050
West Virginia
$30,000
Oklahoma
$29,200
North Carolina
$29,160
Florida
$29,090
Tennessee
$29,010
South Carolina
$28,850
Idaho
$28,780
South Dakota
$28,520
Mississippi
$28,040
Louisiana
$27,980
Alabama
$24,970
Puerto Rico
$20,740


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