$86k $86k
22k 22k
23.1% 23.1%
3.4/5 3.4/5
Masters Masters

Biomedical Engineer Ratings

Blended Rating

A weighted average of Sokanu’s five component ratings, approximating the overall satisfaction of a career.
Source: Sokanu

Uninformed Interest

2.4
SCORE
13314
RATINGS
The interest rating given by people who have not worked in this career.

Overall Rating

3.3
SCORE
165
RATINGS
Overall rating measures a user's general sentiment about their career. Not to be confused with Blended Rating which is Sokanu's measure of their overall satsifaction.

Fit Rating

3.7
SCORE
147
RATINGS
Fit rating measures a user's sense of how well their personality fit with their career. Examples of personality traits include leadership, extraversion, and persistence.

Meaning Rating

3.2
SCORE
117
RATINGS
Meaning rating is a measure of the degree to which users felt that their career gave their life purpose and meaning.

Skills Utilization Rating

3.4
SCORE
147
RATINGS
Skill utilization rating is a measure of the degree to which users felt their skills were put to use in the career.

Salary Rating

3.3
SCORE
113
RATINGS
Salary rating measures whether they felt that they were compensated fairly for their work in the career.

Interest Rating

3.8
SCORE
148
RATINGS
Interest rating measures the degree to which users found the subject matter of their work interesting.

Work Environment Rating

3.5
SCORE
144
RATINGS
Work environment includes career characteristics such as working hours, organizational structure, and working conditions.

Biomedical Engineer Demographics

Career Maturity

Career maturity is a measure of where a career falls on a typical user’s career path. For instance, restaurant work is often an early career for people that leads to other careers. Medical Doctors, on the other hand, tend to be terminal careers.
Source: Sokanu

Employment Type Mix

The distribution of full- and part-time employees in this career.
Source: Sokanu

85%
Full-Time
15%
Part-Time

Ethnic Minority Mix

Based on self reported ethnicity. Persons who identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

36%
13%
11%
11%
11%
9%
9%
1%
White
South Asian
Other
East Asian
Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish
Arab
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Actual Gender Mix

The distribution of men and women employed in this career in 2014.
Source: Sokanu Data ().

53%
Men
47%
Women

Gender Mix By Likes

The distribution of positive career likes by men and women on Sokanu. Four or Five star career ratings are inferred as Likes.
Source: Sokanu

61%
Men
39%
Women

Discrimination Score

A number between -100 and +100 that measures how much a career discriminates against men or women. The Sokanu Implied Discrimination Quotient (IDQ) compares a career’s actual gender mix to its likes by gender to determine how closely actual job placements mirror gender preferences.
Source: Sokanu