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Considering a career as a Biomedical Engineer in New York?

13.2% Jobs Projection
$89,610 Median Salary
80 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Biomedical Engineers in New York are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Biomedical Engineers in New York is growing faster than average.

  • Biomedical Engineers in New York earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Biomedical Engineers Work in New York?

In 2018, there were 440 Biomedical Engineers working in the state.

There were 560 Biomedical Engineers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 120 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Biomedical Engineers in NY Employment Trend

The typical state has 215 Biomedical Engineers working in it, which means New York has more Biomedical Engineers than average.

Biomedical Engineers in NY vs. the Average State

Job Projections for New York

Jobs for Biomedical Engineers in this state are growing at a rate of 13.2% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.0%.

Job Projections for Biomedical Engineers: Nation vs. NY

New York Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 80 annual job openings, and a total of 1,030 jobs for New York Biomedical Engineers in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 1,600 annual jobs and 22,800 total jobs in 2026.

What do Biomedical Engineers Make in New York?

In 2018 wages for Biomedical Engineers ranged from $59,820 to $154,010 with $89,610 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $28.76 to $74.04. The median hourly rate was $43.08.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $40.31 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $2.77.

The median salary in New York is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Biomedical Engineers Earnings: NY vs. National Average

Top New York Metros for Biomedical Engineers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Biomedical Engineers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 280 $89,470
Rochester, NY 210 $91,860
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 30 $91,040

Top States for Biomedical Engineers Employment

View the list below to see where most Biomedical Engineers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 3,530 $96,590
Massachusetts 2,020 $94,640
Illinois 1,500 $98,050
Pennsylvania 1,340 $76,440
Minnesota 1,250 $111,860
Texas 900 $95,380
Maryland 670 $100,170
Ohio 640 $79,250
Utah 590 $69,810
Colorado 570 $95,840
Indiana 570 $82,560
Florida 530 $72,330
Washington 480 $84,530
New York 440 $89,610
Tennessee 440 $62,890
Michigan 360 $76,440
North Carolina 350 $87,320
Georgia 220 $78,520
New Jersey 210 $91,230
Wisconsin 210 $69,330

Below are the states where Biomedical Engineers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Minnesota $111,860
Connecticut $101,920
Maryland $100,170
Illinois $98,050
Arizona $97,120
Nevada $96,980
California $96,590
Colorado $95,840
Texas $95,380
Massachusetts $94,640

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