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Biomedical Engineer Salary in the Industry of Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories

The salary statistics and trend of biomedical engineers in the industry of medical and diagnostic laboratories are shown in the following tables and chart. In Table 3 we compare biomedical engineer salaries in different industries within the health care and social assistance sector.

Table 1. Average Annual Salary

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,520
25th Percentile Wage
$62,400
50th Percentile Wage
$77,180
75th Percentile Wage
$98,290
90th Percentile Wage
$128,470

Table 1 shows the average annual salaries for biomedical engineers in the industry of medical and diagnostic laboratories. 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 $128,470. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $77,180. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent biomedical engineers is $52,520.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of biomedical engineers in the industry of Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$77,180
-13.47% -2.16%
2016
$87,580
10.30% -
2015
$78,560
3.45% -
2014
$75,850
3.97% -
2013
$72,840
-8.25% -
2012
$78,850
- -

Table 3. Compare Biomedical Engineer Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of biomedical engineers in 14 industries within the health care and social assistance sector are shown in Table 3. For salary information of biomedical engineers in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Industry Median Annual Salary
Offices of Physicians
$88,110
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$78,090
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$77,180
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$76,660
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$76,610
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$73,750
Hospitals - Privately owned
$73,630
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$73,410
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$73,340
Hospitals - Local government owned
$73,150
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$73,100
Hospitals - State government owned
$68,870
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$67,930
Outpatient Care Centers
$66,070

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