Google Trend‘s graph of search interest in Biomedical Engineering shows a lot of spikes over time in the 8 year period displayed. September and October show the most spikes for people searching for Biomedical Engineer. There is no clear sign of the consistent spikes but awards being given to Biomedical Engineers in the field around this time of the year show up a lot.
Bureau of Labor Statistics information for Biomedical Engineers shows a very healthy profession to get involved in with a median salary in 2010 for these types of Engineers at $81,540 a year which comes out to around $39,20 an hour. It is typically only required that a Biomedical Engineer needs a Bachelor of Science degree to get a job in this market which provides a lower barrier of entry than some other professions. The total job market in 2010 was reported by the BLS at 15,700 total jobs in Biomedical Engineering with an expected 62% growth in the time period of 2010 – 2020. This is an incredibly fast growth rate compared to other careers and shows great promise to the Biomedical Engineering career as 9,700 jobs will be added to the market from 2010 to 2020. Looking at state by state salaries below you can see that some states can pay as much as $89,000 a year for Engineers in the Biomedical field.
Listed below is information that is specific to Biomedical Engineer job salaries that you can expect to receive in that state area. Our state by state breakdown allows you to see which state is best to get a job as a Biomedical Engineer. The salary information provided below is off of real-world job listings for Biomedical Engineers and the pay offered for those jobs. We source Indeed, Simply Hired, PayScale and GlassDoor.com. The information provided by Indeed about their process for collecting salary averages is as follows: “Indeed Salary Search is based on an index of salary information extracted from over 50 million job postings from thousands of unique sources over the last 12 months. Many job descriptions don’t contain salary information, but there are enough that do to produce statistically significant median salaries for millions of keyword, job title and location combinations – in fact, most job searches you are likely to think of. As new jobs are added each day, the Indeed Salary Search index is automatically updated with fresh salary data, so the salary results are as up-to-date as they could possibly be.”