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Biomedical Engineer Salary Information in Pennsylvania

The average annual and hourly salaries for biomedical engineers in the state of Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of biomedical engineers among Pennsylvania areas 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,930
25th Percentile Wage
$61,390
50th Percentile Wage
$84,420
75th Percentile Wage
$99,000
90th Percentile Wage
$118,940

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for biomedical engineers in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $118,940. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $84,420. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39,930.

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 Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$84,420
2.40% 3.16%
2016
$82,390
10.32% -
2015
$73,890
-8.16% -
2014
$79,920
-3.28% -
2013
$82,540
0.96% -
2012
$81,750
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Biomedical Engineers in Pennsylvania Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of biomedical engineers in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of biomedical engineers in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $78,630 to $88,360. The highest paying area for biomedical engineers in Pennsylvania is Reading with a median annual salary of $88,360. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington (mean annual salary $86,980). The lowest paying area is Newark-Union with a median annual salary of $78,630.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Reading
$88,360
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$86,980
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$85,330
Pittsburgh
$84,740
Philadelphia
$80,380
Newark-Union
$78,630




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