Average Biomedical Engineer Salary

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The average salary for a Biomedical Engineer is $64,906.
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$46k - $96k

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Job Description for Biomedical Engineer

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The top respondents for the job title Biomedical Engineer are from the companies Medtronic, Inc., Boston Scientific Corporation and 3D Systems, Incorporated. Reported salaries are highest at Abbott Laboratories where the average pay is $81,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Boston Scientific Corporation and Medtronic, Inc., earning around $76,490 and $71,216, respectively. 3D Systems, Incorporated pays the lowest at around $53,639. The Food and Drug Administration and Baxter Healthcare Corporation also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $64,817 and $64,980, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Biomedical Engineer

Skills in Medical Devices, Engineering Design, Project Management and Clinical Research are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Matlab.

Pay by Experience Level for Biomedical Engineer

An entry-level Biomedical Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $60,894 based on 363 salaries. An early career Biomedical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,539 based on 911 salaries. A mid-career Biomedical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,196 based on 260 salaries. An experienced Biomedical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $82,002 based on 152 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $82,955.
Employees with Biomedical Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 7.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (6.1% more) and Los Angeles, California (4.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in New York, New York (4.5% less).

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