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Biomedical Engineer Salary Information in Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky

The annual and hourly salary statistics of biomedical engineers in Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of biomedical engineers in Louisville-Jefferson County is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Biomedical Engineers in Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$50,440
25th Percentile Wage
$59,600
50th Percentile Wage
$71,490
75th Percentile Wage
$79,940
90th Percentile Wage
$87,280

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for biomedical engineers in Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $87,280. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $71,490. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $50,440.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of biomedical engineers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016
$71,490
-3.82% 0.00%
2015
$74,220
1.87% -
2014
$72,830
6.08% -
2013
$68,400
-4.52% -
2012
$71,490
- -

Table 3. Compare Biomedical Engineer Salary in Louisville-Jefferson County with Other Kentucky Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $71,490, Louisville-Jefferson County is the highest paying city for biomedical engineers in state of Kentucky, followed by Lexington-Fayette (median annual salary $53,940). In comparison, the median annual salary of biomedical engineers in Louisville-Jefferson County is 24.5 percent (24.5%) higher than that in Lexington-Fayette.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Louisville-Jefferson County
$71,490
Lexington-Fayette
$53,940



See also: Top paying jobs in Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky.