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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 $41.45. Hourly wages typically start from $24.75 and go up to $67.08.

Average Biomedical Engineer Yearly Salary in the United States

Biomedical Engineers earn a median salary of $86,220 per year. Salaries typically start from $51,480 and go up to $139,520.

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    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
      Offers: Associates
    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Catholic University of America | Washington, DC
      Offers: Bachelors
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Biomedical Engineer Earnings by Seniority

Top End Biomedical Engineer Earnings

The highest earning Biomedical Engineers in the United States earn:

$67.08
an hour
$139,520
per year
Senior Biomedical Engineer Earnings

Senior Biomedical Engineers in the United States earn:

$53.00
an hour
$110,250
per year
Experienced Biomedical Engineer Earnings

Experienced Biomedical Engineers in the United States earn:

$41.45
an hour
$86,220
per year
Junior Biomedical Engineer Earnings

Junior Biomedical Engineers in the United States earn:

$31.51
an hour
$65,540
per year
Starting Biomedical Engineer Earnings

Starting Biomedical Engineers in the United States earn:

$24.75
an hour
$51,480
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Biomedical Engineer salary comparison

Biomedical Engineers earn less than 58% percent of Engineering careers. Biomedical Engineer salaries are in the top 87% of all careers in the United States.

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Historical salary for Biomedical Engineers in the United States

Biomedical Engineer salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Biomedical Engineer Salary in Kansas $45.02 $93,640 # 1
Biomedical Engineer Salary in California $46.99 $97,740 # 2
Biomedical Engineer Salary in New Mexico $48.06 $99,960 # 3
Biomedical Engineer Salary in Minnesota $46.30 $96,300 # 4
Biomedical Engineer Salary in Colorado $46.02 $95,720 # 5
Biomedical Engineer Salary in New Hampshire $47.29 $98,360 # 6
Biomedical Engineer Salary in Virginia $39.82 $82,810 # 7
Biomedical Engineer Salary in Vermont $45.35 $94,330 # 8
Biomedical Engineer Salary in Arizona $42.78 $88,980 # 9
Biomedical Engineer Salary in Massachusetts $43.29 $90,050 # 10
Biomedical Engineer Salary in Maryland $43.73 $90,960 # 11
Biomedical Engineer Salary in Oregon $38.19 $79,420 # 12
Biomedical Engineer Salary in New York $39.85 $82,880 # 13
Biomedical Engineer Salary in Utah $37.87 $78,770 # 14
Biomedical Engineer Salary in Connecticut $43.41 $90,300 # 15
Biomedical Engineer Salary in Alabama $42.79 $89,010 # 16
Biomedical Engineer Salary in Washington $35.85 $74,570 # 17
Biomedical Engineer Salary in Texas $41.28 $85,870 # 18
Biomedical Engineer Salary in Maine $41.41 $86,130 # 19
Biomedical Engineer Salary in Iowa $42.86 $89,160 # 20
Biomedical Engineer Salary in Rhode Island $33.93 $70,580 # 21
Biomedical Engineer Salary in Illinois $40.25 $83,720 # 22
Biomedical Engineer Salary in Missouri $33.79 $70,270 # 23
Biomedical Engineer Salary in Wisconsin $37.79 $78,600 # 24
Biomedical Engineer Salary in North Carolina $35.23 $73,290 # 25
Biomedical Engineer Salary in Tennessee $38.11 $79,260 # 26
Biomedical Engineer Salary in Kentucky $35.58 $74,010 # 27
Biomedical Engineer Salary in Florida $34.34 $71,430 # 28
Biomedical Engineer Salary in Georgia $30.33 $63,090 # 29
Biomedical Engineer Salary in Louisiana $36.07 $75,030 # 30
Biomedical Engineer Salary in Michigan $35.98 $74,830 # 31
Biomedical Engineer Salary in Pennsylvania $35.52 $73,890 # 32
Biomedical Engineer Salary in District of Columbia $33.58 $69,840 # 33
Biomedical Engineer Salary in Ohio $32.80 $68,220 # 34
Biomedical Engineer Salary in Indiana $30.10 $62,620 # 35
Biomedical Engineer Salary in Oklahoma $32.66 $67,930 # 36
Biomedical Engineer Salary in West Virginia $33.96 $70,630 # 37
Biomedical Engineer Salary in Idaho $27.17 $56,510 # 38
Biomedical Engineer Salary in South Carolina $29.03 $60,390 # 39
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

How to Become a Biomedical Engineer

Interested in becoming a Biomedical Engineer? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good biomedical engineer? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

    Take the free career test
  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
      Offers: Associates
    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Catholic University of America | Washington, DC
      Offers: Bachelors
  3. Get Hired

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