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Biomedical Engineer Salary Information in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California

The annual and hourly salary statistics of biomedical engineers in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of biomedical engineers in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Biomedical Engineers in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$54,870
25th Percentile Wage
$69,520
50th Percentile Wage
$88,480
75th Percentile Wage
$114,610
90th Percentile Wage
$138,260

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for biomedical engineers in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $138,260. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $88,480. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $54,870.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26.38
25th Percentile Wage
$33.42
50th Percentile Wage
$42.54
75th Percentile Wage
$55.10
90th Percentile Wage
$66.47

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for biomedical engineers in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $66.47. The median hourly salary is $42.54. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26.38.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of biomedical engineers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201688,4805.13%1.55%
201583,940-3.20%-
201486,630-5.04%-
201391,0004.27%-
201287,110--

Table 3. Compare Biomedical Engineer Salary in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale with Other California Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $88,480 in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale is in the middle of salary range for biomedical engineers in state of California. In comparison, the annual salary of biomedical engineers in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale is 28.7 percent (28.7%) lower than that in the highest paying San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara and 32.0 percent (32.0%) higher than that in the lowest paying Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$124,060
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$113,020
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$101,760
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$98,870
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$95,620
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$95,520
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$93,720
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$90,580
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$88,480
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$85,800
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$85,300
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$60,130

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