Biomedical Engineers

What Are The Training Requirements for Biomedical Engineers?

Biomedical engineers need a bachelor's degree.

Degrees for Biomedical engineers
Typical education of 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

What Is the Employment Outlook for Biomedical Engineers?

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.

This career includes 22,000 people in the United States.

How Much Do Biomedical Engineers Make?

On average, biomedical engineers make $43.25 per hour or $89,970 per year in the United States.

What Is the Typical Hourly Income for Biomedical Engineers?

Hourly income for Biomedical engineers in the United States compared with other, similar careers.
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

What Is the Typical Annual Salary for Biomedical Engineers?

Annual salary for Biomedical engineers in the United States compared with other, similar careers.
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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