Biomedical Engineers

Training Requirements for Biomedical Engineers

Biomedical engineers need a bachelor's degree.

Degrees for Biomedical engineers
Percent
Less than High School 0.5
High School 1.9
Some College 5.3
Associates Degree 14.1
Bachelors Degree 39.3
Masters Degree 29.4
Doctorate or Professional Degree 9.4

Employment Outlook for Biomedical Engineers

This represents about 22,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 5,000 more biomedical engineers but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 10,000 more.

Typical Income for Biomedical Engineers

Hourly Income

On average,biomedical engineers make $43.25 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Biomedical engineers $24.54 $31.59 $41.16 $51.85 $64.72
Architecture and engineering occupations $20.46 $27.66 $37.45 $50.06 $64.15
Engineers $26.76 $33.75 $43.75 $56.42 $70.99
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, biomedical engineers make $89,970 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Biomedical engineers $51,050 $65,700 $85,620 $107,850 $134,620
Architecture and engineering occupations $42,550 $57,540 $77,900 $104,130 $133,440
Engineers $55,670 $70,190 $91,010 $117,350 $147,670
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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