Biomedical Engineering Schools
In Durham, North Carolina

There are 2 biomedical engineering schools in Durham for faculty to choose from. The trends in Durham's biomedical engineering academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes biomedical engineering training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Durham Vs. North Carolina Biomedical Engineering Employment

Durham 60
North Carolina 160

Of the 160 biomedical engineering professionals employed in North Carolina, 60 work in Durham. Between 2006 and 2010, in Durham, there has been a 50% decline in the number of biomedical engineering professionals. As the employment for biomedical engineering professionals in Durham has decreased, overall employment in Durham has increased.

Durham Vs. North Carolina Biomedical Engineering employment growth

560 580 430 150 160
120 90 80 No data 60
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Durham

Biomedical Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Durham

$73,460 $74,490 $81,090 No data $85,250
$45,170 $46,540 $48,830 $50,480 $53,220
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biomedical Engineering in Durham
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Durham

As the number of biomedical engineering professionals in Durham has shrunk, salaries for biomedical engineering professionals have increased. In 2010 Durham biomedical engineering professionals earned an average yearly salary of $85,250. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for biomedical engineering professionals in Durham was $73,460 per year. The growth in the salary of biomedical engineering professionals in Durham is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Biomedical engineering professionals in Durham

10th percentile
$51,620
25th percentile
$58,300
50th percentile
$86,780
75th percentile
$110,110
90th percentile
$128,820

Durham biomedical engineering professionals earn a median yearly salary of $86,780. The difference in pay between the biomedical engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 150%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $51,620 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $128,820 per year.

Average Salaries for Biomedical engineering professionals and related professions in Durham

Physics
$0
Biology
$64,797
Engineering
$75,119
Biochemistry
$78,540
Biomedical Engineering
$85,250

Durham biomedical engineering professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Biomedical Engineering schools in Durham

2

There are 2 accredited biomedical engineering schools in the city. Many of Durham's biomedical engineering professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Biomedical Engineering Programs Offered In Durham

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
2
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total5

There are a total of 5 degree and certificate programs in biomedical engineering offered by Durham's biomedical engineering schools.

Student Completed Biomedical Engineering Degrees In Durham

associate
0
bachelor
125
master
50
doctor
17
Certificate
0
Total192

Approximately 192 students completed biomedical engineering courses in 2010.

Biomedical Engineering Faculty Salaries in Durham, North Carolina

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