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Medical Equipment Preparers in Illinois

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2.1% Jobs Projection
$36,770 Median Salary
240 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Medical Equipment Preparers in Illinois is growing slower than average.

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

How Many Medical Equipment Preparers Work in Illinois?

2,570 people worked as Medical Equipment Preparers in 2018 in this state.

There were 2,150 Medical Equipment Preparers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 420 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Illinois

Jobs for Medical Equipment Preparers in this state are growing at a rate of 2.1% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 11.1%.


Illinois Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 240 annual job openings, and 1,950 total jobs in 2026 for Medical Equipment Preparers in this state.

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

What do Medical Equipment Preparers Make in Illinois?

In 2018 wages for Medical Equipment Preparers ranged from $25,930 to $50,120 with $36,770 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $12.46 to $24.1. The median hourly rate was $17.68.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $16.24 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $1.44.

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


Top Illinois 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
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 2,030 $37,890
St. Louis, MO-IL 870 $30,850
Peoria, IL 90 $30,260
Rockford, IL 80 $35,490

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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