Biomedical Engineering Schools In Alabama

In Alabama, there are 5 accredited schools where biomedical engineering classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of biomedical engineering and biomedical engineering training in Alabama, which includes biomedical engineering training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Biomedical Engineering
  • Bachelors degree in Biomedical Engineering
  • Masters degree in Biomedical Engineering
  • PhD degree in Biomedical Engineering


Schools

  1. Community College of the Air Force

    100 S Turner Blvd, Montgomery, Alabama 36114-0011

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. University of Alabama at Birmingham

    Administration Bldg Suite 1070, Birmingham, Alabama 35294-0110

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Oakwood University

    7000 Adventist Blvd NW, Huntsville, Alabama 35896

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. University of South Alabama

    307 N University Blvd, Mobile, Alabama 36688-0002

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Tuskegee University

    Kresge Center, 3rd Floor, Tuskegee, Alabama 36088-1920

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Alabama Vs. National Biomedical Engineering Employment

Alabama 30
National 15,280

Of all of the biomedical engineering professionals in the country, nearly 0% are in the state of Alabama.

Employment Growth for Biomedical engineering professionals In Alabama

80 80 60 40 30
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of biomedical engineering professionals is shrinking in Alabama. 50 less biomedical engineering professionals were working in Alabama in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of biomedical engineering has shrunk by 62% in Alabama. This decline is faster than the national trend for biomedical engineering professionals which shows a 9% increase in the number of biomedical engineering professionals working around the nation.

Biomedical Engineering VS. All Professions salaries in Alabama

$65,430 $70,190 $71,540 $66,310 $67,830
$39,917 $41,500 $42,923 $44,323 $46,099
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biomedical Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Alabama, as the number of biomedical engineering professionals is declining, the salaries earned by biomedical engineering professionals are increasing. Biomedical engineering professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $65,430 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $67,830 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Biomedical engineering professionals in Alabama

10th percentile
$44,510
25th percentile
$51,150
50th percentile
$64,690
75th percentile
$87,170
90th percentile
$98,900

Thus, biomedical engineering professionals' salaries grew by 4% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Alabama, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of biomedical engineering. The pay differential between the highest paid biomedical engineering professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 122%

Average Salaries for Biomedical engineering professionals and related professions in Alabama

Biochemistry
$67,853
Biology
$59,167
Biomedical Engineering
$67,830
Engineering
$69,809
Physics
$101,980

In Alabama, biomedical engineering professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Biomedical Engineering programs available for each degree type for all schools in Alabama

associate
1
bachelor
3
master
2
doctor
2
Certificate
0
Total8

The number of students graduating from the 5 accredited biomedical engineering schools in Alabama is increasing. In 2006 there were 113 biomedical engineering graduates from biomedical engineering courses in Alabama and in 2010 there were 135 graduates.

This represents a 19% increase in the number of biomedical engineering degree or certificate school graduates in Alabama state. Most of these graduates, or 38%, earned an bachelor's degree in biomedical engineering.

Biomedical Engineering Faculty Salaries in Alabama

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