The average salary for a Biomedical Engineer is $60,789 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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$43,429 - $92,399
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MEDIAN: $60,789
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Biomedical Engineer Total Pay (?
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$15.50 - $44.35
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$43,429 - $92,399  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,012  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $9,787  
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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$41,707 - $97,262  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,086
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$15.50 - $44.35  
   
Overtime
$13.76 - $54.32  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,012  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $9,787  
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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$41,707 - $97,262  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,086
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Job Description for Biomedical Engineer
Biomechanical engineers examine various health issues and help design and implementi mechanical constructs that help solve these problems. They work in hospitals, manufacturing facilities, research facilities of universities, businesses, and government agencies. They often work as part of a team and this position is typically full time.
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Biomedical Engineer Tasks
  • 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 by Experience Level for Biomedical Engineer
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
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Experience Affects Biomedical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
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$61,000

Skills That Affect Biomedical Engineer Salaries

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Gender
Female
26%
female alumni
 
Male
74%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
19%
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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