Medical Equipment Repairers


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Occupation is in demand for the following regions: Northeast, Career Cluster
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100126
Medical Equipment Repairers

Medical Equipment Repairers - Employment & Outlook

The table below provides information about the number of workers in this occupation in various regions. It also provides information about the expected growth rate and future job openings.

Employment

About 13% of medical equipment repairers are self-employed.

Major employers:

  • Wholesale distributors of medical equipment
  • Hospitals
  • Medical equipment repair shops

Outlook

Demand for this occupation will continue to grow. The increase in the aging population has increased the need for medical procedures. Medical equipment used for procedures is becoming more complex. Hospitals will keep repairers on staff so they can fix equipment as soon as it breaks. Demand is also growing quickly at outpatient surgery centers.

Job prospects are best for those with an associate degree in biomedical equipment technology. Job opportunities will be excellent.

Medical Equipment Repairers (CIS 100126)

Location Employment & Growth >>>> Annual openings



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Illinois
972
Small
&
-0.2%
5.8%
>>>>
83
Few
  Champaign Area
18
Very small
&
11.1%
7.0%
>>>>
2
Very few
  Charleston-Effingham-Centralia Area
17
Very small
&
5.9%
5.0%
>>>>
2
Very few
  Cook County
407
Small
&
-0.7%
5.6%
>>>>
35
Few
  Decatur Area
10
Very small
&
-10.0%
7.0%
>>>>
0
None
  DeKalb-Elgin-Aurora Area
43
Very small
&
2.3%
9.7%
>>>>
4
Very few
  Du Page County
117
Small
&
3.4%
5.4%
>>>>
11
Few
  Edwardsville Area
17
Very small
&
11.8%
5.1%
>>>>
2
Very few
  Jacksonville-Carlinville-Litchfield Area
6
Very small
&
33.3%
7.0%
>>>>
0
None
  Kankakee-Morris-Pontiac Area
15
Very small
&
0.0%
5.2%
>>>>
2
Very few
  Lake County
51
Very small
&
7.8%
8.6%
>>>>
4
Very few
  McHenry County
15
Very small
&
6.7%
6.8%
>>>>
2
Very few
  Mt Vernon-Marion-Carbondale Area
15
Very small
&
6.7%
6.8%
>>>>
2
Very few
  Northwest Illinois Area
20
Very small
&
0.0%
3.6%
>>>>
2
Very few
  Peoria-Bloomington Area
50
Small
&
0.0%
7.3%
>>>>
4
Very few
  Quincy-Macomb-Galesburg Area
14
Very small
&
0.0%
4.3%
>>>>
1
Very few
  Rock Island-Moline Area
12
Very small
&
8.3%
5.7%
>>>>
1
Very few
  Rockford Area
27
Small
&
0.0%
7.6%
>>>>
2
Very few
  Shawnee National Forest Area
7
Very small
&
0.0%
2.4%
>>>>
0
None
  Springfield Area
22
Very small
&
-4.5%
4.7%
>>>>
2
Very few
  St Louis-Belleville Area
23
Very small
&
4.3%
6.4%
>>>>
2
Very few
  Will County
44
Small
&
-4.5%
9.1%
>>>>
4
Very few
United States
53,900
Small
&
5.2%
3.7%
>>>>
5,400
Few
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.