Biomedical Engineer Salary

biomedical-engineer-salary-chart-template.jpgBiomedical engineers design, evaluate, and develop health and biological systems and products with the technology and knowledge of biology, engineering, and biomechanics. Projects include care delivery systems, health management systems, medical information systems, instrumentation, prostheses, and artificial organs.

Salary

Biomedical engineers earn on average $91,200 a year. The median pay is $86,960 yearly. The top 10% earns at least $139,450, while the bottom 10% earns at most $52,600.

The top employing industries are medical equipment and supplies manufacturing (4,830 employed; $92,200 average yearly); scientific research and development services (3,540; $100,780); and pharmaceutical and medicine manufacturing (2,930; $92,030). The top paying industry is scientific research and development services.

The top three paying states are Colorado ($104,550), Minnesota ($103,440), and California ($101,570).

Job Outlook

The job outlook of biomedical engineers is expected to increase 27% from 2012 to 2012, which is much faster than average.

Biomedical Engineer Salary by State

State Lowest 10% Median Salary Highest 10% Average Salary
Alabama $53,530 $81,490 $111,100 $81,400
Arizona $34,640 $68,360 $109,060 $69,190
Arkansas $43,890 $64,430 $92,470 $64,870
California $64,910 $97,250 $145,530 $101,570
Colorado $54,120 $97,830 $169,690 $104,550
Connecticut $56,590 $81,190 $126,880 $84,370
Florida $44,170 $72,610 $116,160 $77,390
Georgia $51,840 $80,000 $113,820 $80,260
Illinois $44,200 $74,400 $114,240 $77,810
Indiana $49,720 $60,630 $95,180 $67,820
Iowa $51,100 $80,270 $117,120 $79,520
Kentucky $42,530 $67,580 $102,300 $70,380
Maryland $62,480 $89,030 $116,860 $89,770
Massachusetts $60,620 $91,490 $142,480 $96,070
Michigan $48,910 $69,430 NA $90,280
Minnesota $63,150 $103,550 $145,480 $103,440
Missouri $42,240 $58,140 $89,230 $61,860
Nebraska $42,760 $67,050 $93,650 $67,740
New Hampshire $44,570 $85,800 $135,510 $87,280
New Jersey $59,720 $81,800 $133,240 $86,770
New York $54,270 $84,190 $131,340 $89,720
North Carolina $57,250 $88,030 $134,360 $90,410
Ohio $54,380 $85,230 $118,360 $86,750
Oklahoma $41,210 $56,210 $78,130 $58,380
Oregon $62,550 $82,730 $157,790 $90,920
Pennsylvania $54,660 $81,750 $115,490 $83,890
Rhode Island $62,760 $90,970 $132,940 $92,610
South Carolina $44,130 $78,210 $104,640 $74,030
Tennessee $52,300 $82,360 $133,210 $85,800
Texas $40,320 $86,520 $162,220 $94,110
Utah $52,110 $84,080 $117,450 $83,950
Virginia $56,690 $89,600 $163,680 $97,790
Washington $44,320 $72,410 $142,510 $84,800
Wisconsin $44,810 $78,330 $107,210 $76,900