Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Biomedical Engineer make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$83,822 / yrTotal Pay
$72,674 / yrBase Pay
$11,148 / yrAdditional Pay

$83,822

 / yr
$50K$143K
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The estimated total pay for a Biomedical Engineer is $83,822 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $72,674 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $11,148 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Total Pay Trajectory

For Biomedical Engineer

$83,822 /yr
Biomedical Engineer
$103,351 /yr
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Related Job Titles

For Biomedical Engineer

Some related job titles are Biomedical Technician Salaries with median pay of $48,607, Clinical Engineer Salaries with median pay of $104,337, Medical Device Salaries with median pay of $171,825, Biomechanical Engineer Salaries with median pay of $84,600.

Top Paying Companies

For a Biomedical Engineer in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Biomedical Engineer in United States. Employers include Apple, Terarecon and Amazon.

1
Apple
$161,286/yr
2
Terarecon
$129,993/yr
3
Amazon
$127,840/yr
6
Software Catalysts
$110,236/yr
8
Roche
$109,186/yr
10
Sodexo
$107,194/yr

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Top Paying Industries

For a Biomedical Engineer in United States

The top 5 paying industries for a Biomedical Engineer in United States are Information Technology with a median total pay of $127,840, Media & Communication with a median total pay of $110,236, Human Resources & Staffing with a median total pay of $109,127, Restaurants & Food Service with a median total pay of $104,952, and Personal Consumer Services with a median total pay of $101,816.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$127,840

    26% Higher than other industries

  • Media & CommunicationMedia & Communication$110,236

    14% Higher than other industries

  • Human Resources & StaffingHuman Resources & Staffing$109,127

    13% Higher than other industries

  • Restaurants & Food ServiceRestaurants & Food Service$104,952

    9% Higher than other industries

  • Personal Consumer ServicesPersonal Consumer Services$101,816

    7% Higher than other industries

Information Technology

Top paying companies in Information Technology for Biomedical Engineer are Apple, Terarecon, and Amazon.

AppleApple$161,286/yr
TerareconTerarecon$129,993/yr
AmazonAmazon$127,840/yr

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What is the pay outlook for Research & Science?

Research and science jobs offer pay well above the national average. Increased demand for STEM workers is increasing salaries in research and science. Jobs in these fields, however, often require higher education at the graduate level and/or specialized training. While domain-specific expertise gives workers in these fields access to very specialized jobs, there are also many employers who hire STEM workers for their general data and technology skills.

A Biomedical engineer salary range in US can vary based on important factors such as education, skills, certifications, and years of experience. A Biomedical engineer in US can expect to see an entry level salary range of $47,189 to $117,899 per year, based on 2,439 salary contributions. At the highest seniority level, an experienced Biomedical engineer in US can make a salary range of $76,466 to $184,539 with at least 8 years of experience, based on 8 salary contributions. The top 3 companies in US where a Biomedical engineer gets the highest compensation are Merck & Co., Inc., Apple Inc. and Kaiser Permanente. Bigger companies typically pay 35% more than smaller companies for a Biomedical engineer.

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Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

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Clinical Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$51,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Biomedical Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$17

/hr

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Biomedical Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$18

/hr

Submitted 2 days ago

1-3 years
2 days ago
Biomedical Engineering Technician

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$2,000

/mo

Submitted 2 days ago

4-6 years
2 days ago
Biomedical Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$15

/hr

Submitted 2 days ago

1-3 years
2 days ago
Biomedical Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$21

/hr

Submitted 2 days ago

1-3 years
2 days ago
Medical Device Specialist

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$18

/hr

Submitted 2 days ago

1-3 years
2 days ago
Biomedical Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$97,900

/yr

$97K | $900

Submitted 2 days ago

4-6 years
2 days ago

Biomedical Engineer pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Biomedical Engineer is $72,674 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Biomedical Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1592 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Biomedical Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Biomedical Engineer in United States is $122,322 per year.

The lowest salary for a Biomedical Engineer in United States is $43,177 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Biomedical Engineer or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Biomedical Engineer.