Medical Equipment Repairers

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
46%
risk level
POLLING
30%
Based on 26 votes
LABOR DEMAND
GROWTH
17.0%
by year 2032
WAGES
$57,860
or $27.82 per hour
Volume
58,830
as of 2022
SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
6.6/10

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Automation risk

46% (Moderate Risk)

Moderate Risk (41-60%): Occupations with a moderate risk of automation usually involve routine tasks but still require some human judgment and interaction.

More information on what this score is, and how it is calculated is available here.

Some quite important qualities of the job are difficult to automate:

  • Finger Dexterity

  • Manual Dexterity

  • Assisting and Caring for Others

User poll

30% chance of full automation within the next two decades

Our visitors have voted there's a low chance this occupation will be automated. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 46% chance of automation.

What do you think the risk of automation is?

What is the likelihood that Medical Equipment Repairers will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?






Growth

Very fast growth relative to other professions

The number of 'Medical Equipment Repairers' job openings is expected to rise 17.0% by 2032

Total employment, and estimated job openings

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031
Updated projections are due 09-2023.

Wages

Moderately paid relative to other professions

In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Medical Equipment Repairers' was $57,860, or $27 per hour

'Medical Equipment Repairers' were paid 24.9% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Moderate range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2022 there were 58,830 people employed as 'Medical Equipment Repairers' within the United States.

This represents around < 0.001% of the employed workforce across the country

Put another way, around 1 in 2 thousand people are employed as 'Medical Equipment Repairers'.

Job description

Test, adjust, or repair biomedical or electromedical equipment.

SOC Code: 49-9062.00

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Comments

Life (No chance) says
One of the things we do is prevented maintenance where devices get tested annually or bi-annually that will always be required and will always need a human.
Oct 08, 2021 at 11:53 AM

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