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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 $108,000, Minnesota is the highest paying state for biomedical engineers. It is followed by Arizona (average annual salary $103,300). 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 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
$108,000
$50,920 1,300
2 Arizona
$103,300
$67,120 290
3 New Jersey
$99,310
$60,120 270
4 Illinois
$99,280
$63,830 1,330
5 Connecticut
$99,200
$63,280 180
6 New Mexico
$98,530
$73,000 100
7 California
$98,420
$55,560 4,280
8 Maryland
$96,440
$66,510 710
9 Colorado
$94,380
$62,070 520
10 Massachusetts
$92,590
$54,790 2,520
11 Texas
$91,190
$49,370 1,030
12 Alabama
$89,010
$64,030 80
13 Washington
$88,570
$50,830 300
14 Pennsylvania
$84,420
$39,930 1,000
15 New York
$83,850
$57,740 560
16 New Hampshire
$83,440
$67,130 60
17 Oregon
$82,390
$66,620 300
18 Indiana
$80,540
$56,950 600
19 West Virginia
$79,670
$49,380 50
20 Vermont
$79,370
$61,280 0
21 Virginia
$79,260
$57,620 220
22 Maine
$78,750
$54,910 50
23 Louisiana
$75,520
$46,170 50
24 Utah
$74,480
$55,370 550
25 Missouri
$74,280
$51,760 190
26 Ohio
$73,220
$48,860 760
27 Michigan
$72,420
$53,610 300
28 District of Columbia
$71,720
$43,890 50
29 Kansas
$70,910
$48,870 30
30 Rhode Island
$70,580
$54,290 40
31 North Carolina
$70,280
$45,530 430
32 Tennessee
$70,130
$43,930 330
33 Wisconsin
$69,660
$48,270 190
34 Georgia
$68,420
$40,820 320
35 Florida
$67,850
$41,570 690
36 Oklahoma
$67,410
$41,690 70
37 Iowa
$64,010
$24,300 80
38 Kentucky
$62,640
$38,600 60
39 Arkansas
$60,190
$42,470 60
40 Nebraska
$58,330
$44,140 60
41 Idaho
$56,510
$43,460 30
42 South Carolina
$56,200
$41,810 130

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.