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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 amongst Pennsylvania metropolitan 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,620
25th Percentile Wage
$53,410
50th Percentile Wage
$82,390
75th Percentile Wage
$96,690
90th Percentile Wage
$113,690

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 $113,690. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $82,390. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37,620.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18.07
25th Percentile Wage
$25.68
50th Percentile Wage
$39.61
75th Percentile Wage
$46.49
90th Percentile Wage
$54.66

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for biomedical engineers in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $54.66. The median hourly salary is $39.61. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18.07.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of biomedical engineers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201682,39010.32%0.78%
201573,890-8.16%-
201479,920-3.28%-
201382,5400.96%-
201281,750--

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 $78,740 to $108,940. The highest paying area for biomedical engineers in Pennsylvania is Newark-Union with a median annual salary of $108,940. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Reading (mean annual salary $88,360). The lowest paying area is Philadelphia with a median annual salary of $78,740.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$108,940
Reading
$88,360
Pittsburgh
$82,500
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$82,480
Philadelphia
$78,740



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