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Biomedical Engineer Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

The salary statistics of biomedical engineers in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare biomedical engineer salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Biomedical Engineers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$57,360
25th Percentile Wage
$71,370
50th Percentile Wage
$92,480
75th Percentile Wage
$120,470
90th Percentile Wage
$156,730

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for biomedical engineers in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) biomedical engineers is $156,730. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $92,480. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid biomedical engineers is $57,360.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of biomedical engineers in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$92,480
0.22% -0.67%
2016
$92,280
-1.48% -
2015
$93,650
-2.07% -
2014
$95,590
1.33% -
2013
$94,320
1.29% -
2012
$93,100
- -

Compare Biomedical Engineer Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of biomedical engineers in nine industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for biomedical engineer occupations is the specialized design services industry with an annual salary $102,160. The lowest paying industry is the engineering services industry (annual salary $73,400). For detailed biomedical engineer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Specialized Design Services
$102,160
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$96,820
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$95,980
Scientific Research and Development Services
$95,940
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$92,480
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$87,710
Testing Laboratories
$82,200
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$74,300
Engineering Services
$73,400

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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