Biomedical Engineering Schools In Washington State

Washington State 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 Washington State, and the future trends in 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. Bellingham Technical College

    3028 Lindbergh Ave, Bellingham, Washington 98225-1599

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  2. Bates Technical College

    1101 S Yakima Ave, Tacoma, Washington 98405

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  3. Seattle Community College-North Campus

    9600 College Way North, Seattle, Washington 98103-3599

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  4. Spokane Community College

    1810 North Greene Street, Spokane, Washington 99217-5399

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  5. Walla Walla University

    204 S College Ave, College Place, Washington 99324-1198

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  6. Washington State University

    French Administration Building, Pullman, Washington 99164-5910

    115 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. University of Washington-Seattle Campus

    1400 NE Campus Parkway, Seattle, Washington 98195-4550

    42 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. DeVry University-Washington

    3600 S 344th Way, Federal Way, Washington 98001-9558

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Washington State Vs. National Biomedical Engineering Employment

Washington State 270
National 15,280

Of all of the biomedical engineering professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Washington State state.

Employment Growth for Biomedical engineering professionals In Washington State

510 490 460 390 270
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Biomedical Engineering is a shrinking field in Washington State. In Washington State, 240 less biomedical engineering professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 47% 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 Washington State

$80,250 $75,600 $76,150 $77,830 $79,240
$48,545 $50,054 $51,159 $52,682 $54,489
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biomedical Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to biomedical engineering professionals are declining in Washington State. Biomedical engineering professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $80,250 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $79,240 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Biomedical engineering professionals in Washington State

10th percentile
$44,300
25th percentile
$56,730
50th percentile
$79,320
75th percentile
$99,170
90th percentile
$118,320

This represents a decline in salaries of 1%. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. There is a 167% 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 Washington State.

Average Salaries for Biomedical engineering professionals and related professions in Washington State

Biochemistry
$65,847
Biology
$62,172
Biomedical Engineering
$79,240
Engineering
$80,509
Physics
$104,540

In Washington State, 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 Washington State

associate
4
bachelor
5
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
1
Total12

As the number of biomedical engineering professionals is decreasing in Washington State state, the number of students graduating from the 8 accredited biomedical engineering schools in Washington State state is increasing. In Washington State, there were 117 graduates in 2006. And there were 155 graduates from biomedical engineering courses in 2010.

This represents a 32% increase in the number of biomedical engineering degree or certificate school graduates in Washington State state. Most of these graduates, or 42%, earned a bachelor's degree in biomedical engineering.

Biomedical Engineering Faculty Salaries in Washington State

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