• Biomedical Engineers
  • Health Science
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 90,430
    $58,410 range bar $133,060
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Moderately Growing
  • Biomedical engineers analyze problems in biology and medicine and design solutions to the problems. Their primary goal is to improve the quality and effectiveness of patient care.

What do they typically do

  • Work with life scientists, chemists, and medical scientists to research engineering aspects of biological systems of humans and animals
  • Design systems and products such as artificial internal organs, artificial devices that replace body parts, and machines for diagnosing medical problems
  • Adapt or design computer hardware or software for medical science uses
  • Train clinicians and other personnel to use equipment properly
  • Research new materials to use for making products such as implanted artificial organs
  • Evaluate the safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of biomedical equipment
  • Teach biomedical engineering or share knowledge about the field through writing or consulting
  • Install, adjust, maintain, repair, or provide technical support for biomedical equipment

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Job Growth +0.6%
Job Opening 28

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