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Medical Equipment Preparers

Prepare or clean laboratory or other health care equipment.

Quick Facts


Below the statewide median
$24.00 / hour    Read more about wages


Above statewide average
Growth rate:  8.4%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Record vital statistics or other health information.
  • Monitor medical equipment to ensure proper functioning.
  • Prepare medical instruments or equipment for use.
  • Stock medical or patient care supplies.
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