The average salary for an Entry-Level Biomedical Engineer is $61,061.
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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 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 early career Biomedical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $64,785 based on 899 salaries. A mid-career Biomedical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,530 based on 252 salaries. An experienced Biomedical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $84,729 based on 141 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $86,085.
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Employees with Biomedical Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 13.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (13.0% more) and Irvine, California (8.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (1.5% less).
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