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
Students should take the challenging science, math, and electronic 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 electronic technicians and provide on-the-job biomedical technology training.