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How much does a Biomedical Engineer make in the United States?

Average Biomedical Engineer Hourly Wage in the United States

Biomedical Engineers earn a median hourly wage of $41.16. Hourly wages typically start from $24.54 and go up to $64.72.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

Average Biomedical Engineer Yearly Salary in the United States

Biomedical Engineers earn a median salary of $85,620 per year. Salaries typically start from $51,050 and go up to $134,620.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Employment Type Mix

84%
Full-Time
16%
Part-Time

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Salary Satisfaction

3.3
SCORE
151
RATINGS
Biomedical Engineers average a score of 3.3 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Biomedical Engineers in the 76th percentile of salary satisfaction.

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Biomedical Engineer Earnings by Seniority

Top End Biomedical Engineer Earnings

The highest earning Biomedical Engineers in the United States earn:

$64.72
an hour
$134,620
per year
Senior Biomedical Engineer Earnings

Senior Biomedical Engineers in the United States earn:

$51.85
an hour
$107,850
per year
Experienced Biomedical Engineer Earnings

Experienced Biomedical Engineers in the United States earn:

$41.16
an hour
$85,620
per year
Junior Biomedical Engineer Earnings

Junior Biomedical Engineers in the United States earn:

$31.59
an hour
$65,700
per year
Starting Biomedical Engineer Earnings

Starting Biomedical Engineers in the United States earn:

$24.54
an hour
$51,050
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Biomedical Engineer salary comparison

Biomedical Engineers earn less than 56% percent of Engineering careers. Biomedical Engineer salaries are in the top 94% of all careers in the United States.

Petroleum Engineer Salary $132k
Nuclear Engineer Salary $102k
Chemical Engineer Salary $98k
Mining and Geological Engineer Salary $94k
Biomedical Engineer Salary $88k
Product Safety Engineer Salary $86k
Industrial Engineer Salary $84k
Agricultural Engineer Salary $75k
Geodesist Salary $59k
Explosives Worker Salary $52k
Source:

Historical salary for Biomedical Engineers in the United States

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

Biomedical Engineer salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Biomedical Engineer Salary in Texas $43.46 $90,400 # 1
Biomedical Engineer Salary in Vermont $39.50 $82,150 # 2
Biomedical Engineer Salary in Virginia $37.37 $77,720 # 3
Biomedical Engineer Salary in Tennessee $38.58 $80,240 # 4
Biomedical Engineer Salary in Utah $35.48 $73,800 # 5
Biomedical Engineer Salary in Wisconsin $35.92 $74,710 # 6
Biomedical Engineer Salary in West Virginia $36.73 $76,390 # 7
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics
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