The annual and hourly salary statistics of biomedical engineers in San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of biomedical engineers in San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont 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||$58,430|
|25th Percentile Wage||$77,240|
|50th Percentile Wage||$98,120|
|75th Percentile Wage||$121,130|
|90th Percentile Wage||$145,350|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for biomedical engineers in San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $145,350. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $98,120. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $58,430.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of biomedical engineers from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $98,120 in San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont is in the middle of salary range for biomedical engineers in state of California. In comparison, the annual salary of biomedical engineers in San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont is 28.4 percent (28.4%) lower than that in the highest paying San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara and 24.7 percent (24.7%) higher than that in the lowest paying Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara|| |
|Santa Rosa-Petaluma|| |
|Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine|| |
|Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura|| |
|San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont|| |
|Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana|| |
|Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale|| |
|San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos|| |
|San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City|| |
|Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario|| |