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Highest Paying States for Biomedical Engineers

The highest paying states 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 states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $101,320, Minnesota is the highest paying state for biomedical engineers. It is followed by Colorado (average annual salary $96,640). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of biomedical engineers in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Biomedical Engineers

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 Minnesota
$101,320
$45,520 1,160
2 Colorado
$96,640
$67,680 510
3 Connecticut
$96,140
$64,900 170
4 Maryland
$94,310
$64,650 660
5 California
$92,640
$51,830 4,760
6 Arizona
$90,880
$60,490 750
7 New Jersey
$90,830
$64,500 390
8 Texas
$90,400
$48,710 1,090
9 Massachusetts
$89,250
$53,400 2,880
10 Alabama
$89,010
$64,030 80
11 New York
$87,270
$56,970 780
12 Iowa
$83,290
$23,890 80
13 Pennsylvania
$82,390
$37,620 1,010
14 Tennessee
$80,240
$55,830 300
15 New Hampshire
$79,510
$64,570 90
16 Oregon
$79,430
$66,270 320
17 Indiana
$77,930
$54,760 780
18 Michigan
$77,890
$46,050 220
19 Virginia
$77,720
$55,720 230
20 Wisconsin
$74,710
$53,570 180
21 Washington
$74,570
$44,840 300
22 Florida
$74,070
$43,640 650
23 Utah
$73,800
$53,160 580
24 Illinois
$72,230
$45,470 350
25 Missouri
$71,640
$47,430 160
26 Ohio
$70,870
$48,960 680
27 North Carolina
$70,620
$46,710 360
28 Rhode Island
$70,580
$54,290 40
29 District of Columbia
$69,260
$44,520 50
30 Oklahoma
$67,410
$41,690 70
31 Georgia
$62,360
$40,130 340
32 Kentucky
$60,730
$38,650 70
33 South Carolina
$58,200
$42,390 70
34 Arkansas
$58,000
$40,080 50
35 Nebraska
$57,750
$42,760 30

Note: some states are missing from this table because the median salary information of biomedical engineers in those states is not available at this time.

See also: Highest paying industries for biomedical engineers, Top Paying Jobs in America.