Bio-medical Engineer

An Engineering Profession

Job Description

Bio-medical engineers use their knowledge of engineering, medicine, and biology to develop solutions to medical problems or procedures. It is a Sub specialty of engineering that concentrates on solving different biological and medical problems. Bio-medical engineers work for engineering companies, hospitals, medical supply companies, and medical technology firms.

Salary

The average salary for a Bio-medical Engineer is $61,832 per year. The starting median pays about 53,800, the mid-career median pays 97,800
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3 Colleges that offer this Major

Rice University ( http://www.rice.edu/ )

University of Houston ( http://www.uh.edu/ )

University of Texas at Austin ( http://www.utexas.edu/ )

Job Outlook

Employment of bio-medical engineers is projected to grow 27 percent from 2012 to 2022, much faster than the average for all occupations. However, because it is a small occupation, the fast growth will result in only about 5,200 new jobs over the 10-year period.