Biomedical Engineering Schools In Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania has 17 accredited biomedical engineering schools where biomedical engineering faculty who teach biomedical engineering classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in biomedical engineering in the state of Pennsylvania, which encompasses biomedical engineering training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Bucknell University

    Dent Drive, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania 17837

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Carnegie Mellon University

    5000 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213-3890

    23 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Cedar Crest College

    100 College Drive, Allentown, Pennsylvania 18104-6196

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Delaware County Community College

    901 S Media Line Rd, Media, Pennsylvania 19063-1094

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Drexel University

    3141 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

    88 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Johnson College

    3427 N Main Ave, Scranton, Pennsylvania 18508-1495

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Lehigh University

    27 Memorial Drive West, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015

    38 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Pennsylvania State University-College of Medicine

    500 University Dr, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033-2360

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington

    3550 7th Street Road Rte 780, Upper Burrell, Pennsylvania 15068-1765

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  10. Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus

    201 Old Main, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802-1589

    45 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. University of Pennsylvania

    1 College Hall 34th and Spruce Sts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6303

    5 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  12. University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus

    4200 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260

    58 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  13. Temple University

    1801 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122-6096

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  14. Villanova University

    800 Lancaster Avenue, Villanova, Pennsylvania 19085-1699

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  15. Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

    1858 W Grandview Blvd, Erie, Pennsylvania 16509-1025

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  16. DeVry University-Pennsylvania

    1140 Virginia Dr, Fort Washington, Pennsylvania 19034-3204

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  17. The Commonwealth Medical College

    501 Madison Ave, Scranton, Pennsylvania 18510

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Pennsylvania Vs. National Biomedical Engineering Employment

Pennsylvania 960
National 15,280

Of all of the biomedical engineering professionals that work in the US, approximately 6% work in Pennsylvania state.

Employment Growth for Biomedical engineering professionals In Pennsylvania

770 1,100 1,200 1,040 960
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Biomedical Engineering is a growing field in Pennsylvania. There were 190 more biomedical engineering professionals working in Pennsylvania in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of biomedical engineering has grown by 25% in Pennsylvania. This growth is faster than the change in the number of biomedical engineering professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of biomedical engineering professionals has grown by 9% from 2006 to 2010.

Biomedical Engineering VS. All Professions salaries in Pennsylvania

$73,620 $69,630 $72,470 $74,800 $82,590
$44,448 $45,778 $47,594 $49,448 $50,581
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biomedical Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Pennsylvania, as the number of biomedical engineering professionals is growing, the salaries earned by biomedical engineering professionals are increasing. The mean salary for biomedical engineering professionals in 2006 was $73,620 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $82,590 per year.

Salary percentiles for Biomedical engineering professionals in Pennsylvania

10th percentile
$49,790
25th percentile
$61,090
50th percentile
$78,520
75th percentile
$103,060
90th percentile
$121,910

This represents a growth in salaries of 11%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 145% 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 Pennsylvania.

Average Salaries for Biomedical engineering professionals and related professions in Pennsylvania

Biochemistry
$78,997
Biology
$62,102
Biomedical Engineering
$82,590
Engineering
$72,788
Physics
$102,430

In Pennsylvania, 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 Pennsylvania

associate
3
bachelor
11
master
11
doctor
8
Certificate
1
Total34

The number of students graduating from the 17 accredited biomedical engineering schools in Pennsylvania is increasing. In 2006, 368 students graduated from biomedical engineering courses in Pennsylvania. And in 2010, 520 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of biomedical engineering school degree or certificate graduates in Pennsylvania by 41%. 32% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in biomedical engineering.

Biomedical Engineering Faculty Salaries in Pennsylvania

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