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Biomedical engineers are highly trained scientists who use engineering and life science principles to research biological aspects of animal and human life. They develop new theories, and they modify, test, and prove existing theories on life systems. They design health care instruments and devices or apply engineering principles to the study of human systems. There are approximately 19,890 biomedical engineers employed in the United States.

Salary Range

$50,000 to $100,000+

Minimum Education Level

Bachelor's Degree

Certification/License

Required

Outlook

Much Faster than the Average
Personality Traits

Problem-Solving

Scientific

Technical

Career Ladder
Manager, or Professor, or Department Chair

Experienced Biomedical Engineer

Entry-Level Biomedical Engineer

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