Bioengineers and Biomedical Engineers

7.4/10 job score
risk level
by 2030
or $44.53 hourly
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 3% (Totally Safe)

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What do you think the risk of automation is?

How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?

How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Bioengineers and Biomedical Engineers' job openings is expected to rise 5.9% by 2030
'Bioengineers and Biomedical Engineers' is expected to be an average growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Bioengineers and Biomedical Engineers' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Bioengineers and Biomedical Engineers' was $92,620, or $44.53 hourly
'Bioengineers and Biomedical Engineers' are paid 120.8% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 18,660 people employed as Bioengineers and Biomedical Engineers.
This represents around 0.01% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Apply knowledge of engineering, biology, chemistry, computer science, and biomechanical principles to the design, development, and evaluation of biological, agricultural, and health systems and products, such as artificial organs, prostheses, instrumentation, medical information systems, and health management and care delivery systems.

SOC Code: 17-2031.00

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Martin (No chance) says
Engineering is a creative activity and in this case it combines several areas of knowledge. So in the short term I don't see it likely
Jul 21, 2020 at 03:22 AM
Pabriel (Likely) says
I voted "likely" because I think that artificial intelligence will soon be able to engineer bio-medicines in the near future.
Nov 22, 2019 at 06:10 PM

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