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Medical Equipment Preparers in Alabama

Is Alabama a good place for you to work as a Medical Equipment Preparer?

9.8% Jobs Projection
$27,230 Median Salary
170 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Medical Equipment Preparers in Alabama are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Medical Equipment Preparers in Alabama is growing faster than average.

  • Medical Equipment Preparers in Alabama earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Medical Equipment Preparers Work in Alabama?

1,490 people worked as Medical Equipment Preparers in 2018 in this state.

There were 1,370 Medical Equipment Preparers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 120 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 600 Medical Equipment Preparers working in it, which means Alabama has more Medical Equipment Preparers than average.


Job Projections for Alabama

Jobs for Medical Equipment Preparers in this state are growing at a rate of 9.8% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 11.1%.


Alabama Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 170 annual Medical Equipment Preparers job openings in Alabama, and 1,350 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 7,600 annual jobs and 60,200 total jobs in 2026.

What do Medical Equipment Preparers Make in Alabama?

In 2018 wages for Medical Equipment Preparers ranged from $21,090 to $37,510 with $27,230 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $10.14 to $18.03. The median hourly rate was $13.09.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $12.43 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.66.

The median salary in Alabama is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Alabama Metros for Medical Equipment Preparers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Medical Equipment Preparers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Birmingham-Hoover, AL 620 $28,000
Huntsville, AL 200 $25,840
Tuscaloosa, AL 110 $31,500
Montgomery, AL 110 $28,360
Columbus, GA-AL 90 $26,940
Dothan, AL 80 $25,010
Mobile, AL 60 $28,340
Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL 40 $20,060
Gadsden, AL 30 $22,880

Top States for Medical Equipment Preparers Employment

View the list below to see where most Medical Equipment Preparers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 6,300 $46,050
New York 3,600 $43,680
Texas 3,210 $32,030
Florida 2,920 $31,080
New Jersey 2,810 $38,680
Illinois 2,570 $36,770
Pennsylvania 2,160 $33,510
Michigan 1,930 $35,450
North Carolina 1,860 $30,770
Ohio 1,850 $34,030
Georgia 1,610 $34,300
Missouri 1,540 $30,890
Alabama 1,490 $27,230
Washington 1,460 $39,990
Massachusetts 1,370 $43,370
Virginia 1,330 $33,150
Arizona 1,320 $35,570
Minnesota 1,270 $43,790
Colorado 1,160 $39,160
Maryland 1,130 $39,780

Below are the states where Medical Equipment Preparers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
California $46,050
Alaska $45,350
Nevada $44,940
Minnesota $43,790
New York $43,680
Massachusetts $43,370
Rhode Island $43,170
Hawaii $41,810
Delaware $41,690
District of Columbia $40,180

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