Salary for Biomedical Engineers

Also known as:  Bio-Mechanical Engineer, Biochemical Engineer, Biomaterials Engineer, Biomedical Engineer, Dialysis Engineer, Genetic Engineer helps healthcare professionals find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

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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 Biomedical Engineer gets an average pay level of somewhere between 64000 to 96000 based on levels of tenure. Biomedical Engineers will most likely earn an average wage of Eighty Six Thousand Five Hundred dollars on a yearly basis.

Biomedical Engineers receive the best pay in Alaska, where they receive average wages of approximating $152180. People with this job title are paid the highest in Wholesale Trade, where they receive salary pay of $94340.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 22.12 percent nationwide in that time.
Biomedical Engineers tend to make the most in the following industries
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $94,340
Wholesale Trade $89,930
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $87,820
Public Administration $85,710
Manufacturing $84,810
Management of Companies and Enterprises $84,190
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Educational Services $68,060
Other Services (except Public Administration) $72,790
Health Care and Social Assistance $73,130
Management of Companies and Enterprises $84,190
Manufacturing $84,810
Public Administration $85,710