Biomedical Engineering Schools In Tennessee

Tennessee has 8 accredited biomedical engineering schools where biomedical engineering faculty who teach biomedical engineering classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the biomedical engineering academic community in Tennessee, and the future trends in biomedical engineering training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Christian Brothers University

    650 E Parkway S, Memphis, Tennessee 38104

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  2. East Tennessee State University

    807 University Pky, Johnson City, Tennessee 37614-0000

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  3. Tennessee Technology Center at McKenzie

    16940 Highland Dr, McKenzie, Tennessee 38201

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  4. University of Memphis

    Memphis, Tennessee 38152

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  5. Southern Adventist University

    4881 Taylor Cir, Collegedale, Tennessee 37315-0370

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  6. The University of Tennessee

    527 Andy Holt Tower, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Vanderbilt University

    2101 West End Avenue, Nashville, Tennessee 37240

    17 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Tennessee Technology Center at Nashville

    100 White Bridge Rd, Nashville, Tennessee 37209-4515

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Tennessee Vs. National Biomedical Engineering Employment

Tennessee 190
National 15,280

Of all of the biomedical engineering professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Tennessee state.

Employment Growth for Biomedical engineering professionals In Tennessee

360 390 240 220 190
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Tennessee, the field of biomedical engineering is shrinking. In 2010 there were 170 less biomedical engineering professionals working in Tennessee than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of biomedical engineering professionals has shrunk by 47%. 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 Tennessee

$74,120 $79,030 $65,170 $66,770 $66,530
$40,013 $42,768 $44,223 $45,004 $44,949
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biomedical Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to biomedical engineering professionals are declining in Tennessee. Biomedical engineering professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $74,120 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $66,530 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Biomedical engineering professionals in Tennessee

10th percentile
$44,340
25th percentile
$51,210
50th percentile
$60,800
75th percentile
$83,820
90th percentile
$98,730

Thus, biomedical engineering professionals' salaries declined by 11% in 4 years. State trends for all professions are quite different from this decline. In the state of Tennessee, 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 123%

Average Salaries for Biomedical engineering professionals and related professions in Tennessee

Biochemistry
$72,540
Biology
$55,947
Biomedical Engineering
$66,530
Engineering
$68,690
Physics
$109,570

In Tennessee, 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 Tennessee

associate
0
bachelor
4
master
4
doctor
4
Certificate
2
Total14

As the number of biomedical engineering professionals is decreasing in Tennessee state, the number of students graduating from the 8 accredited biomedical engineering schools in Tennessee state is decreasing. In Tennessee, there were 114 graduates in 2006. And there were 113 graduates from biomedical engineering courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 1% percent decrease in the number of biomedical engineering school degree or certificate graduates in Tennessee. Most of these graduates, or 29%, earned an bachelor's degree in biomedical engineering.

Biomedical Engineering Faculty Salaries in Tennessee

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