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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average 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.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of biomedical engineers from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
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|| |