Biomedical Engineer Salary Information in Virginia

The average annual and hourly salaries for biomedical engineers in the state of Virginia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of biomedical engineers among Virginia 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 Virginia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$55,720
25th Percentile Wage
$63,350
50th Percentile Wage
$77,720
75th Percentile Wage
$97,100
90th Percentile Wage
$124,430

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for biomedical engineers in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $124,430. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $77,720. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $55,720.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26.79
25th Percentile Wage
$30.46
50th Percentile Wage
$37.36
75th Percentile Wage
$46.68
90th Percentile Wage
$59.82

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for biomedical engineers in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $59.82. The median hourly salary is $37.36. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26.79.

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
201677,720-6.55%-15.29%
201582,8100.14%-
201482,690-9.08%-
201390,2000.67%-
201289,600--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of biomedical engineers in some Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of biomedical engineers in state of Virginia ranges from $79,530 to $86,990. The highest paying area for biomedical engineers in Virginia is Richmond with a median annual salary of $86,990. The lowest paying area is Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News with a median annual salary of $79,530.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Richmond
$86,990
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News
$79,530


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