Salary for Bioengineers and Biomedical Engineers

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Also known as:  Bio-Mechanical Engineer, Biochemical Engineer, Biomaterials Engineer, Biomedical Engineer, Dialysis Engineer, Genetic Engineer helps find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations. Sign up in our career community today!

These professionals combine their knowledge of engineering, medicine and biology to develop devices that can be used in medical and clinical practice, and to assist individuals with disabilities. Their products can range from prostheses to information systems and artificial organs. The minimum education required for this position is a Bachelor's degree in a related discipline, although in many cases biomedical engineers have graduate degrees directly related to the field.

A Bioengineer and Biomedical Engineer can earn average salaries in a range of $56,590 and $149,440 depending on seniority levels. will usually earn a wage of ninety-eight thousand three hundred and fourty dollars yearly.

are compensated at the highest average salary in Massachusetts, where they can receive normal pay levels of close to about $124,160. People in this category of job are paid at the highest average level in Management of Companies and Enterprises, where they can earn job pay of $111,340.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 40.55 percent nationwide in that time.


Bioengineers and Biomedical Engineers tend to make the most in the following industries:

Management of Companies and Enterprises
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Public Administration
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
Wholesale Trade

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Educational Services
Health Care and Social Assistance
Other Services (except Public Administration)
Wholesale Trade
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services