Biomedical Engineering Schools In Oregon

In Oregon, there are 3 accredited schools where biomedical engineering classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Oregon'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. Oregon Health & Science University

    3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd, Portland, Oregon 97239-3098

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Oregon State University

    Corvallis, Oregon 97331

    138 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Portland Community College

    12000 SW 49th Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97219-7132

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

Statistics

Professional Trends

Oregon Vs. National Biomedical Engineering Employment

Oregon 70
National 15,280

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

Employment Growth for Biomedical engineering professionals In Oregon

40 50 70 80 70
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of biomedical engineering professionals is growing in Oregon. In Oregon, 30 more biomedical engineering professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of biomedical engineering professionals has grown by 75%. 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 Oregon

$72,200 $63,450 $62,760 $62,720 $65,930
$45,036 $46,427 $47,124 $48,511 $50,274
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biomedical Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by biomedical engineering professionals is decreasing in Oregon. The mean salary for biomedical engineering professionals in 2006 was $72,200 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $65,930 per year.

Salary percentiles for Biomedical engineering professionals in Oregon

10th percentile
$53,210
25th percentile
$57,040
50th percentile
$62,820
75th percentile
$70,170
90th percentile
$88,850

This represents a 10% decline in salaries. State trends for all professions are quite different from this decline. In the state of Oregon, 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 67%

Average Salaries for Biomedical engineering professionals and related professions in Oregon

Biochemistry
$59,723
Biology
$61,922
Biomedical Engineering
$65,930
Engineering
$72,708
Physics
$103,290

In Oregon, biomedical engineering professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
1
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total4

As the number of biomedical engineering professionals is increasing in Oregon state, the number of students graduating from the 3 accredited biomedical engineering schools in Oregon state is also increasing. In Oregon, there were 24 graduates in 2006. And there were 33 graduates from biomedical engineering courses in 2010.

This represents a 38% increase in the number of biomedical engineering degree or certificate school graduates in Oregon state. 25% of these graduates received an associate's degree in biomedical engineering.

Biomedical Engineering Faculty Salaries in Oregon

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Currently we are in the process of collecting data for the number of biomedical engineering faculty in Oregon, growth in the field of biomedical engineering academia and faculty salaries in Oregon. If you are involved in teaching biomedical engineering courses to students at the associates degree in biomedical engineering, bachelors degree in biomedical engineering, masters degree in biomedical engineering, and doctoral degree in biomedical engineering levels, please take a moment to anonymously submit your information to help us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of biomedical engineering in Oregon. 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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