Biomedical Engineering Schools In Washington DC

Washington DC has 3 accredited biomedical engineering schools where biomedical engineering faculty who teach biomedical engineering classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of biomedical engineering and biomedical engineering training in Washington DC, which includes biomedical engineering training at the following levels:

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


  1. Catholic University of America

    620 Michigan Avenue, NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20064

    119 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. George Washington University

    2121 I Street, NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20052

    50 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Georgetown University

    37th and O St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20057

    22 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Washington DC Vs. National Biomedical Engineering Employment

Washington DC 30
National 15,280

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

Employment Growth for Biomedical engineering professionals In Washington DC

0 160 80 0 30
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Washington DC, biomedical engineering is a growing field. 30 more biomedical engineering professionals were working in Washington DC in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of biomedical engineering has grown by 100% in Washington DC. This growth 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 Washington DC

$62,370 $60,050 $61,750 $62,670 $85,470
$54,015 $56,773 $59,398 $60,217 $61,344
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biomedical Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of biomedical engineering professionals is growing, the salaries paid to biomedical engineering professionals are increasing in Washington DC. The mean salary for biomedical engineering professionals in 2006 was $62,370 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $85,470 per year.

Salary percentiles for Biomedical engineering professionals in Washington DC

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

This represents a 27% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Washington DC state, within the field of biomedical engineering, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid biomedical engineering professionals earn 114% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Biomedical engineering professionals and related professions in Washington DC

Biomedical Engineering

In Washington DC, biomedical engineering professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Biomedical Engineering programs available for each degree type for all schools in Washington DC


The number of students graduating from the 3 accredited biomedical engineering schools in Washington DC is increasing. In 2006, 21 students graduated from biomedical engineering courses in Washington DC. And in 2010, 55 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of biomedical engineering school degree or certificate graduates in Washington DC by 162%. 50% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in biomedical engineering.

Biomedical Engineering Faculty Salaries in Washington DC

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The number of biomedical engineering faculty, growth in the field of biomedical engineering academia and biomedical engineering faculty salaries in Washington DC, is all data we are currently in the process of collecting. If you are involved in teaching biomedical engineering courses to students at the bachelors degree in biomedical engineering, masters degree in biomedical engineering, and doctoral degree in biomedical engineering levels, please anonymously submit your information in the field below. By doing so, you will be helping us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future biomedical engineering faculty in Washington DC. Once you submit your information, you will get a chance to see an overview of what we have learned thus far from you and your peers.

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