Medical Equipment Preparers

4.0/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
82%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
8.4%
by 2030
WAGES
$38,800
or $18.65 hourly
VOLUME
56,870
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 82% (Robots are watching)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Medical Equipment Preparers' job openings is expected to rise 8.4% by 2030
'Medical Equipment Preparers' is expected to be a fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Medical Equipment Preparers' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Medical Equipment Preparers' was $38,800, or $18.65 hourly
'Medical Equipment Preparers' are paid 7.5% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 56,870 people employed as Medical Equipment Preparers.
This represents around 0.04% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Prepare, sterilize, install, or clean laboratory or healthcare equipment. May perform routine laboratory tasks and operate or inspect equipment.

SOC Code: 31-9093.00

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Comments

Dustin (Small chance) says
Unless there is some real movement toward 3d printed instruments I dont see it. Also when it comes to scope processing the doctors and techs don't want to deal with them.
Jul 22, 2019 at 01:43 PM

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