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 safety 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, medical 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 provide on-the-job biomedical technology training.



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