The annual and hourly salary statistics of biomedical engineers in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of biomedical engineers in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$64,620|
|25th Percentile Wage||$77,900|
|50th Percentile Wage||$95,620|
|75th Percentile Wage||$121,270|
|90th Percentile Wage||$178,150|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for biomedical engineers in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $178,150. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $95,620. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $64,620.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of biomedical engineers from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Growth||2-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $95,620 in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana 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-Santa Ana is 30.2 percent (30.2%) lower than that in the highest paying San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara and 22.7 percent (22.7%) higher than that in the lowest paying Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara|| |
|Santa Rosa-Petaluma|| |
|Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine|| |
|Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura|| |
|San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont|| |
|Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana|| |
|Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale|| |
|San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos|| |
|San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City|| |
|Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario|| |