Biomedical Engineer Salary

The average pay for a Biomedical Engineer is $63,560 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Research Analysis and Project Management. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.

$49,068 - $92,389
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$64K
$92K
MEDIAN: $63,715
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$17.33 - $40.30
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$0$95K
Salary $49,068 - $92,389
Bonus $0.00 - $9,839
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $8,054
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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$46,247 - $95,497
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 922
Hourly Data $0$63
Hourly Rate $17.33 - $40.30
Hourly Tips $2.33
Overtime $9.20 - $63.88
Annual Data $0$95K
Bonus $0.00 - $9,839
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $8,054
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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$46,247 - $95,497
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 156

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Job Description for Biomedical Engineer

Biomedical engineering represents new areas of medical research and product development; biomedical engineers' work helps pave the way for new ways to help treat injuries and diseases. As medicine is a field with vast numbers of specific disciplines, there are many different sub-fields in which biomedical engineers work. Some work to improve and develop new machinery, such as robotic surgery equipment; others endeavor to create better, more reliable replacement limbs (or parts which help existing limbs function better, such as joint replacements). New and more comfortable patient beds, monitoring equipment, and electronics are also products that often begin as concepts from the biomedical engineer's or involve some level of input from them.

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Biomedical Engineer Tasks

  • Designs and develops biomedical equipment and technology.
  • Writes reports, documents, and manuals for biomedical products.
  • Installs, adjusts, and maintains biomedical equipment.
  • Test and evaluates the safety and efficiency of biomedical equipment.

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Pay by Experience Level for Biomedical Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Biomedical Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Biomedical Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 824 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Biomedical Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 188 salaries. An experienced Biomedical Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 91 salaries. A Biomedical Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 32 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $63,547

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Biomedical Engineer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Biomedical Engineer?

Biomedical Engineer in Jacksonville:
"It is rewarding and challenging."
Pros: I like my job because it each task is different. My job allows me to think and to use my skills that I been taught. I receive a great deal of satisfactory when I successfully complete a task.
Cons: My job does not allow me to work to the levels that I was trained.

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Key Stats for Biomedical Engineer

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 84 votes.
Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Biomedical Engineer Salaries

▲27%

▲27%

▲25%

National Average
$64,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Biomedical Engineer Salaries

Research Analysis
▲15%



Test Engineering
▲5%



▲1%

▲1%

Medical Devices
▼0%

Engineering Design
▼0%

National Average
$64,000

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
▼3%

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 84 votes.

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 16%
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