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Biomedical Engineer Salary Information in Massachusetts

The average annual and hourly salaries for biomedical engineers in the state of Massachusetts are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of biomedical engineers amongst Massachusetts cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Biomedical Engineers in Massachusetts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$142,750
75th Percentile Wage
$114,160
50th Percentile Wage
$87,410
25th Percentile Wage
$67,740
10th Percentile Wage
$52,110

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for biomedical engineers in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $142,750. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $87,410. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $52,110.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$68.63
75th Percentile Wage
$54.89
50th Percentile Wage
$42.02
25th Percentile Wage
$32.57
10th Percentile Wage
$25.05

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for biomedical engineers in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $68.63. The median hourly salary is $42.02. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25.05.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $87,410 -4.07%
2013 $91,120 -0.40%
2012 $91,490 -2.58%
2011 $93,910 3.03%
2010 $91,150 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for biomedical engineers in state of Massachusetts from 2010 to 2014. We note that in 2013 the average salary decreased by -0.40%.We also see the year 2011 had a positive salary growth of 3.03% while year 2012 had a negtive one (-2.58%).

Table 4. Average Biomedical Engineer Wage in Massachusetts vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Biomedical Engineers
$87,410
Chemical Engineers
$100,860
Civil Engineers
$79,050
Computer Hardware Engineers
$114,070
Electrical Engineers
$100,270
Electronics Engineers (Non Computer)
$107,150
Environmental Engineers
$80,290

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Biomedical Engineers in Massachusetts Cities

Table 5 shows the median annual salary of biomedical engineers in some Massachusetts cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of biomedical engineers in state of Massachusetts ranges from $70,900 to $93,970. The highest paying area for biomedical engineers in Massachusetts is Framingham with a median annual salary of $93,970. The second highest paying city/area in Massachusetts State is Worcester (mean annual salary $92,280). The lowest paying area is Peabody with a median annual salary of $70,900.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Framingham
$93,970
Worcester
$92,280
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$88,210
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$86,710
Peabody
$70,900

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