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Medical Equipment Preparers in Washington

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

18.4% Jobs Projection
$39,990 Median Salary
230 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Medical Equipment Preparers Work in Washington?

In Washington, there were 1,460 people working as Medical Equipment Preparers in the year 2018.

There were 1,450 Medical Equipment Preparers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Washington

Jobs for Medical Equipment Preparers in this state are growing at a rate of 18.4% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 11.1%.


Washington Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 230 annual job openings, and a total of 1,800 jobs for Washington Medical Equipment Preparers in 2026.

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

What do Medical Equipment Preparers Make in Washington?

In 2018 wages for Medical Equipment Preparers ranged from $28,900 to $52,190 with $39,990 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $13.9 to $25.09. The median hourly rate was $19.22.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $19.19 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.03.

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


Top Washington 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
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 780 $43,120
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 600 $44,010
Kennewick-Richland, WA 100 $37,120
Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA 100 $37,320
Bremerton-Silverdale, WA 40 $36,830
Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA 40 $37,840
Wenatchee, WA 40 $38,850

Top States for Medical Equipment Preparers Employment

The table below shows the states 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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