Biomedical Engineering Schools In North Carolina

There are 10 accredited biomedical engineering schools in North Carolina for faculty who teach biomedical engineering classes to choose from. The trends in North Carolina's biomedical engineering academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in biomedical engineering 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. Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute

    2855 Hickory Blvd., Hudson, North Carolina 28638

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Duke University

    103 Allen Bldg, Durham, North Carolina 27708

    10 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. East Carolina University

    East 5th Street, Greenville, North Carolina 27858-4353

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Gaston College

    201 Hwy 321 S, Dallas, North Carolina 28034

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. North Carolina A & T State University

    1601 E Market St, Greensboro, North Carolina 27411

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    103 South Bldg Cb 9100, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599

    29 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. North Carolina Central University

    1801 Fayetteville Street, Durham, North Carolina 27707

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. North Carolina State University at Raleigh

    2101 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, North Carolina 27695-7001

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. Stanly Community College

    141 College Drive, Albemarle, North Carolina 28001

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. Wake Forest University

    1834 Wake Forest Road, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27106

    25 U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

North Carolina Vs. National Biomedical Engineering Employment

North Carolina 160
National 15,280

Approximately 1% of the country's biomedical engineering professionals work in North Carolina state.

Employment Growth for Biomedical engineering professionals In North Carolina

560 580 430 150 160
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of biomedical engineering professionals is shrinking in North Carolina. In 2010 there were 400 less biomedical engineering professionals working in North Carolina than there were in 2006. This represents a 71% decline in the field. 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 North Carolina

$71,450 $74,840 $74,250 $82,740 $83,750
$42,193 $43,618 $45,387 $46,982 $48,254
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biomedical Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by biomedical engineering professionals is increasing in North Carolina. In 2006 biomedical engineering professionals made a mean salary of $71,450 per year, and in 2010 they made $83,750 per year.

Salary percentiles for Biomedical engineering professionals in North Carolina

10th percentile
$49,460
25th percentile
$59,310
50th percentile
$76,320
75th percentile
$106,450
90th percentile
$130,490

This represents a growth in salaries of 15%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 164% pay differential between the highest paid biomedical engineering professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of biomedical engineering in North Carolina.

Average Salaries for Biomedical engineering professionals and related professions in North Carolina

Biochemistry
$73,687
Biology
$60,162
Biomedical Engineering
$83,750
Engineering
$71,538
Physics
$130,120

In North Carolina, 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 North Carolina

associate
4
bachelor
4
master
7
doctor
4
Certificate
0
Total19

As the number of biomedical engineering professionals is decreasing in North Carolina state, the number of students graduating from the 10 accredited biomedical engineering schools in North Carolina state is increasing. In 2006 there were 214 biomedical engineering graduates from biomedical engineering courses in North Carolina and in 2010 there were 289 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of biomedical engineering school degree or certificate graduates in North Carolina by 35%. A majority of these graduates, or 37%, graduated with an master's degree in biomedical engineering.

Biomedical Engineering Faculty Salaries in North Carolina

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