The average salary for a Biomedical Engineer in Chicago, Illinois is $70,081.
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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 existin…Read more
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Popular Skills for Biomedical Engineer
Skills in Engineering Design and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Clinical Research, Matlab and Medical Devices.
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 $60,260 based on 10 salaries. An early career Biomedical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,160 based on 31 salaries. A mid-career Biomedical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,327 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Biomedical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,988 based on 8 salaries.
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Employees with Biomedical Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 0.6% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in New York, New York (11.5% less), Minneapolis, Minnesota (7.3% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (6.0% less).
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