Biomedical Equipment Technician

Biomedical Equipment Technician

Duties and Responsibilities:

Biomedical equipment technicians inspect, maintain, and repair different types of medical equipment used to diagnose and treat disease. They perform safety checks and train practitioners to safely operate equipment. Biomedical equipment technology has been one of the fastest growing medical career fields in recent years.

Average Salary: $20,000 – $ 38,000

Educational Requirements:

Students should take challenging science, math, and electronics courses in high school.

Following high school, biomedical equipment technicians complete one to three years of course work in biomedical equipment technology, medical- electronics, or biomedical engineering. Most programs lead to certification and/or associate degrees. Some employers will hire electronics technicians and provide on the job biomedical technology training.




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