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Bioengineers and Biomedical Engineers
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or $46.83 hourly
What is the risk of automation?
Qualities required for this occupation:
Social Perceptiveness (53)
Assisting and Caring for Others (29)
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions (12)
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How quickly is this occupation growing?
The number of 'Bioengineers and Biomedical Engineers' job openings is expected to rise 9.8% by 2031
'Bioengineers and Biomedical Engineers' is expected to be a very fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.
What are the median wages for 'Bioengineers and Biomedical Engineers' in the United States?
In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Bioengineers and Biomedical Engineers' was $97,410, or $46.83 hourly
'Bioengineers and Biomedical Engineers' are paid 112.9% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
How many people are employed as bioengineers and biomedical engineers?
As of 2021 there were 17,190 people employed as Bioengineers and Biomedical Engineers within the United States.
This represents around 0.012% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 8 thousand people are employed as Bioengineers and Biomedical Engineers.
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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