Biomedical Engineering Schools In Colorado

There are 5 accredited biomedical engineering schools in Colorado for faculty who teach biomedical engineering classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the biomedical engineering academic community in Colorado, and the future trends in biomedical engineering training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Biomedical Engineering
  • Masters degree in Biomedical Engineering


Schools

  1. University of Colorado Denver

    Denver, Colorado 80217-3364

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Colorado School of Mines

    1500 Illinois St, Golden, Colorado 80401

    75 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Colorado State University

    102 Administration Building, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523-0100

    128 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. University of Denver

    2199 S. University Blvd, Denver, Colorado 80208

    82 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. DeVry University-Colorado

    1870 West 122nd Avenue, Westminster, Colorado 80234-2010

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

Statistics

Professional Trends

Colorado Vs. National Biomedical Engineering Employment

Colorado 70
National 15,280

Of all of the biomedical engineering professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in Colorado state.

Employment Growth for Biomedical engineering professionals In Colorado

260 250 200 70 70
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of biomedical engineering professionals is shrinking in Colorado. There were 190 less biomedical engineering professionals working in Colorado in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of biomedical engineering professionals has shrunk by 73%. This is faster than the trend for biomedical engineering professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of biomedical engineering professionals has grown by 9% between 2006 and 2010.

Biomedical Engineering VS. All Professions salaries in Colorado

$79,580 $83,370 $85,830 $74,650 $77,380
$46,058 $47,685 $48,234 $49,831 $51,291
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biomedical Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of biomedical engineering professionals is declining, the salaries paid to biomedical engineering professionals are decreasing in Colorado. The mean salary for biomedical engineering professionals in 2006 was $79,580 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $77,380 per year.

Salary percentiles for Biomedical engineering professionals in Colorado

10th percentile
$44,930
25th percentile
$52,130
50th percentile
$78,480
75th percentile
$97,250
90th percentile
$117,310

Thus, biomedical engineering professionals' salaries declined by 3% in 4 years. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. In the state of Colorado, 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 161%

Average Salaries for Biomedical engineering professionals and related professions in Colorado

Biochemistry
$74,860
Biology
$63,805
Biomedical Engineering
$77,380
Engineering
$76,392
Physics
$111,250

In Colorado, 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 Colorado

associate
0
bachelor
4
master
2
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total6

The number of students graduating from the 5 accredited biomedical engineering schools in Colorado is increasing. In 2006, 7 students graduated from biomedical engineering courses in Colorado. And in 2010, 108 students graduated.

Thus there was a 1443% percent increase in the number of biomedical engineering school degree or certificate graduates in Colorado. A majority of these graduates, or 67%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in biomedical engineering.

Biomedical Engineering Faculty Salaries in Colorado

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