-Certified biomedical auditor
-Certified Reliability engineer
-Biomedical Imaging Electronics Technician
-Certification for Institutional Review Board Professionals
-Certified Professional IACUC administrator-Biomedical Electronic Technician
Degrees highly recomended
Best schools in Texas
-University of Texas at Austin
- University of Houston
- The University of Texas
-Texas Tech-Baylor University
Interests, Skills, and Aptitudes needed for career
Job Outlook from 2012-2022
Approximately 19,400 biomedical engineers were employed in the United States in 2012. Most of these professionals worked in the areas of medical manufacturing, and medicine development. The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics predicted that the biomedical engineering area would grow about 27% between 2012 and 2022 (www.bls.gov).
The BLS also reported that while employment in many engineering fields might slow down, biomedical engineers would have increased job growth due to the need for improving medical technologies and practices. Biomedical engineers who worked in medical equipment and manufacturing earned average annual incomes of $96,610 in 2014.
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Top Areas/Locations In U.S.A
Biomedical engineering jobs in San Jose pay more money than any other city in the United States, $115,440 per year! That is almost 30% higher than the national average for jobs in the field. The city also has close to 600 biomedical engineering job which is well above average. Abbott Laboratories is one of the largest biomedical engineering employers in San Jose.
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Short Term, Mid-Range, and Long-Term Career Goals
My short term career goal is to get a good GPA, SAT/ACT scores
My mid-range career goal is to go to a good college and get my Bachelors and Masters degree, then go to medical school.
My long-term career goal is to become a doctor, help my team create a device that helps the human race