Biomedical Engineering

Closing the gap between engineering and medicine

Salary per Year

Low pay - $77,325

Median pay - $97,747

High Pay -$122,548

Education Required

A bachelor's degree is typically needed to become a biomedical engineer. It is recommended that the following courses are taken in high school: chemestry, physics, biology, and calculus. College programs for biomedical engineering include labratory-based courses, as well as classroom courses.

Perks of the Job

On the Job

Biomedical Engineers develop devices and procedures that solve medical and health-related problems by combining their knowledge of biology and medicine with engineering principles and practices. Many conduct research together with life scientists, chemists, and medical scientists, to develop and evaluate systems and products such as artificial organs, prostheses (artificial devices that replace missing body parts), instrumentation, medical information systems, and health management and care delivery systems.

Daily Work

A biomedical engineers work on a daily basis is very varied. Some may design new products and devices, and others may conduct different experiments in a lab. Having this job always keeps someone entertained and busy.

Works Cited

"Summary Occupational Guide." Summary Occupational Guide. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Oct. 2015.

Location

Biomedical engineers work in everywhere. Manufacturing, universities, hospitals, research facilities of companies and educational and medical institutions, and government regulatory agencies.