Biomedical Engineer Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Biomedical Engineer is $61,476 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Project Management and Clinical Research. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Biomedical Engineer Total Pay (?
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$44,459 - $93,236
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MEDIAN: $61,475
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Biomedical Engineer Total Pay (?
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$15.35 - $41.98
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$44,459 - $93,236  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,952  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,082  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$42,450 - $97,018  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,026
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$15.35 - $41.98  
   
Overtime
$10.14 - $53.90  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,952  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,082  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$42,450 - $97,018  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,026
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Job Description for Biomedical Engineer
  • Installs, adjusts, and maintains biomedical equipment.
  • Test and evaluates the safety and efficiency of biomedical equipment.
  • Designs and develops biomedical equipment and technology.
  • Writes reports, documents, and manuals for biomedical products.

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Pay Difference By Location
Washington
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Los Angeles
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San Francisco
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San Diego
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Philadelphia
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Irvine
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Miami
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$62,000
Chicago
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Raleigh
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New York
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Atlanta
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Experience Affects Biomedical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 37%
National Average
$62,000

Skills That Affect Biomedical Engineer Salaries

Research Analysis
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National Average
$62,000
Product Development
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Gender
Female
27%
female alumni
 
Male
73%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
5%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 12%
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