Biomedical Engineering Schools
In Portland, Oregon

Biomedical Engineering faculty can choose to work at one of 2 biomedical engineering schools in Portland. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in biomedical engineering in the city of Portland, which encompasses biomedical engineering training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Portland Vs. Oregon Biomedical Engineering Employment

Portland 60
Oregon 70

Exactly 60 of the 70 biomedical engineering professionals employed in Oregon, work in Portland. There has been a 50% growth in the number of biomedical engineering professionals in Portland between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Portland has also increased.

Portland Vs. Oregon Biomedical Engineering employment growth

40 50 70 80 70
40 40 60 70 60
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Oregon
  • Dark Yellow: Portland

Biomedical Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Portland

$81,250 $71,600 $68,190 $68,770 $66,460
$41,750 $43,370 $45,060 $46,080 $46,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biomedical Engineering in Portland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Portland

In Portland, salaries for biomedical engineering professionals have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $66,460 per year was earned by biomedical engineering professionals in Portland. Biomedical engineering professionals in Portland made a yearly average salary of $81,250, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Portland.

Salary percentiles for Biomedical engineering professionals in Portland

10th percentile
$53,770
25th percentile
$57,350
50th percentile
$62,960
75th percentile
$69,670
90th percentile
$91,290

Biomedical engineering professionals in Portland earn a median salary of $62,960 per year. The 10% of biomedical engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $53,770 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $91,290 per year.

Average Salaries for Biomedical engineering professionals and related professions in Portland

Biology
$58,812
Biochemistry
$61,810
Biomedical Engineering
$66,460
Engineering
$74,702
Physics
$107,730

Biomedical engineering professional salaries in Portland are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Biomedical Engineering schools in Portland

2

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

Biomedical Engineering Programs Offered In Portland

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total3

There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in biomedical engineering offered by Portland's biomedical engineering schools.

Student Completed Biomedical Engineering Degrees In Portland

associate
8
bachelor
0
master
1
doctor
5
Certificate
0
Total14

Approximately 14 students completed biomedical engineering courses in 2010.

Biomedical Engineering Faculty Salaries in Portland, Oregon

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