Bureau of Labor Statistics Projections for BMET Jobs 2006-2016

Biomedical Engineering Technologists and Biomedical Equipment Technicians are included under medical equipment repairers in the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

The definition provided for the position is;

“Test, adjust, or repair biomedical or electromedical equipment.”

Hospital and surgical facility jobs represents approximately 20% of the reported number and industrial jobs represent about 38% of the total according to the BLS.

Occupation Total employment (000’s) 2006-2016 change in total employment
2006 2016 Number (000’s) Percent
Medical equipment repairers 38 46 8 21.7

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