Medical Equipment Repairers

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
46%
risk level
POLLING
31%
Based on 28 votes
LABOR DEMAND
GROWTH
17.0%
by year 2032
WAGES
$60,670
or $29.17 per hour
Volume
64,400
as of 2023
SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
6.8/10

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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

31% 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 2023, the median annual wage for 'Medical Equipment Repairers' was $60,670, or $29 per hour

'Medical Equipment Repairers' were paid 26.2% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $48,060

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Moderate range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2023 there were 64,400 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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