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Biomedical Equipment Technician (BMET)
$36,000 – $61,400
A biomedical equipment technician (BMET) is responsible for medical equipment maintenance. A BMET maintains, installs and repairs a wide variety of health care technology and equipment. They may work on ventilators, X-ray or ultrasound machines, or health care laboratory equipment. A BMET also trains health facility staff and advises them how to use biomedical equipment.
A biomedical equipment technician works in a variety of health care facilities, including hospitals.
A biomedical equipment technician is required to earn an associate's degree or a bachelor's degree in a related field, such as electronic technology. Some employers may only require a high-school diploma and provide on-the-job training.