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17-2031 Biomedical Engineers



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

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 92061$61.35/hr$33.22/hr$48.64/hr$61.43/hr$77.49/hr$87.77/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Manufacturing650$64.96/hr
Trade, Transportation and Utilities130$48.94/hr
Professional and Business Services120$62.59/hr
Education and Health Services60$36.22/hr
Public AdministrationN/AN/A
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Central Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA N/AN/AN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
St Cloud MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southeast Minnesota 10$46.44/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 10$46.44/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 920$61.43/hr4.7%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 930$61.43/hrN/A
Minnesota 960$61.43/hr4.1%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Materials Engineers 430$51.11/hr5.7%
Biochemists and Biophysicists 1,240$40.56/hr5.0%
Nuclear Engineers N/AN/AN/A
Chemical Engineers 120$61.43/hr11.9%
Materials Scientists 120$51.86/hr3.4%


  • Conduct research, along with life scientists, chemists, and medical scientists, on the engineering aspects of the biological systems of humans and animals.
  • Adapt or design computer hardware or software for medical science uses.
  • Develop models or computer simulations of human biobehavioral systems to obtain data for measuring or controlling life processes.
  • Evaluate the safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of biomedical equipment.
  • Research new materials to be used for products, such as implanted artificial organs.
  • Research new materials to be used for products, such as implanted artificial organs.
  • Adapt or design computer hardware or software for medical science uses.
  • Conduct training or in-services to educate clinicians and other personnel on proper use of equipment.
  • Develop models or computer simulations of human biobehavioral systems to obtain data for measuring or controlling life processes.
  • Conduct research, along with life scientists, chemists, and medical scientists, on the engineering aspects of the biological systems of humans and animals.