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Biomedical Engineer Salary Information in San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California

The annual and hourly salary statistics of biomedical engineers in San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of biomedical engineers in San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Biomedical Engineers in San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$58,430
25th Percentile Wage
$77,240
50th Percentile Wage
$98,120
75th Percentile Wage
$121,130
90th Percentile Wage
$145,350

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for biomedical engineers in San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $145,350. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $98,120. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $58,430.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of biomedical engineers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$98,120
4.48% -4.87%
2016
$93,720
-8.64% -
2015
$101,820
-0.01% -
2014
$101,830
-3.79% -
2013
$105,690
2.64% -
2012
$102,900
- -

Table 3. Compare Biomedical Engineer Salary in San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont with Other California Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $98,120 in San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont is in the middle of salary range for biomedical engineers in state of California. In comparison, the annual salary of biomedical engineers in San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont is 28.4 percent (28.4%) lower than that in the highest paying San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara and 24.7 percent (24.7%) higher than that in the lowest paying Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$137,010
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$115,820
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$106,970
Vallejo-Fairfield
$102,850
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$101,760
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$99,250
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$98,120
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$95,620
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$92,860
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$92,490
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$91,410
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$86,930
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$73,920



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