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Highest Paying Cities for Biomedical Engineers

The top 100 highest paying cities for biomedical engineers (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of biomedical engineers in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $137,010, San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California is the highest paying city for biomedical engineers. It is followed by Tucson, Arizona (average annual salary $116,510). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of biomedical engineers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Biomedical Engineers

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$137,010
540
2 Tucson, Arizona
$116,510
60
3 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$115,820
90
4 Boulder, Colorado
$114,050
100
5 Taunton-Norton-Raynham, Massachusetts
$113,260
210
6 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$109,720
180
7 Jacksonville, Florida
$108,540
60
8 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$107,830
290
9 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$107,130
1,240
10 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$106,970
350
11 Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, USA
$106,080
n/a
12 Peabody, Massachusetts
$105,920
70
13 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$104,540
80
14 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$104,330
970
15 Nashua, New Hampshire
$103,670
60
16 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$102,850
120
17 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$102,780
160
18 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$101,760
1,150
19 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$100,840
370
20 New Haven, Connecticut
$100,110
110
21 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$99,540
170
22 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$99,250
210
23 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$98,680
250
24 Albuquerque, New Mexico
$98,600
120
25 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$98,120
760
26 Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, USA
$97,960
390
27 Framingham, Massachusetts
$97,500
230
28 Naples-Marco Island, Florida
$96,590
n/a
29 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$95,790
130
30 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$95,620
1,670
31 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$95,400
370
32 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$94,850
360
33 Rochester, New York
$94,810
220
34 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$94,800
540
35 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$94,450
220
36 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$93,270
40
37 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$92,860
550
38 Hagerstown-Martinsburg, West Virginia
$92,700
n/a
39 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$92,640
2,410
40 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$92,490
820
41 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$91,410
400
42 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$91,180
1,130
43 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$90,980
50
44 Worcester, Massachusetts
$90,120
40
45 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$89,030
40
46 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$88,910
560
47 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$88,810
1,840
48 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$88,790
590
49 Reading, Pennsylvania
$88,360
n/a
50 Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, USA
$88,060
290
51 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$87,080
250
52 Richmond, Virginia
$86,990
50
53 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$86,980
430
54 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$86,960
250
55 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$86,930
130
56 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, South Carolina
$86,760
30
57 Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama
$85,760
40
58 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$85,500
280
59 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$85,330
90
60 Dayton, Ohio
$85,220
50
61 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$84,740
410
62 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$84,320
40
63 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$83,890
250
64 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$83,810
300
65 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee
$83,660
120
66 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$83,520
290
67 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$83,250
260
68 Knoxville, Tennessee
$83,200
70
69 Huntington-Ashland, West Virginia
$82,360
30
70 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$82,330
120
71 Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana
$82,320
n/a
72 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$81,900
40
73 Akron, Ohio
$81,620
30
74 Burlington-South Burlington, Vermont
$81,320
n/a
75 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$80,680
30
76 Kansas City, Missouri
$80,640
120
77 Springfield, Massachusetts
$80,590
100
78 Syracuse, New York
$80,450
n/a
79 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$80,380
100
80 Dover-Durham, USA
$79,100
n/a
81 Winston-Salem, North Carolina
$78,890
70
82 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$78,630
90
83 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, Maine
$77,880
50
84 Madison, Wisconsin
$77,220
60
85 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$77,150
150
86 Gary, Indiana
$77,000
30
87 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$76,960
40
88 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York
$76,860
40
89 Fort Wayne, Indiana
$75,800
n/a
90 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
$75,630
40
91 Salt Lake City, Utah
$75,040
470
92 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$74,930
100
93 Columbus, Ohio
$74,460
60
94 Charlottesville, Virginia
$74,100
40
95 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$73,920
160
96 Ogden-Clearfield, Utah
$72,960
40
97 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
$72,960
40
98 St Louis, Missouri
$72,440
60
99 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$71,790
380
100 West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, Florida
$71,620
70
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