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Biomedical Engineering Schools
In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Biomedical Engineering faculty can choose to work at one of 2 biomedical engineering schools in Pittsburgh. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of biomedical engineering and biomedical engineering education in Pittsburgh, which includes biomedical engineering training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Pittsburgh Vs. Pennsylvania Biomedical Engineering Employment

Pittsburgh 170
Pennsylvania 960

Exactly 170 of the 960 biomedical engineering professionals employed in Pennsylvania, work in Pittsburgh. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of biomedical engineering professionals in Pittsburgh has shrunk by 11%. Overall employment in Pittsburgh has increased.

Pittsburgh Vs. Pennsylvania Biomedical Engineering employment growth

770 1,100 1,200 1,040 960
190 190 200 170 170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Pittsburgh

Biomedical Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Pittsburgh

$73,530 $73,100 $68,490 $72,840 $76,020
$36,700 $38,190 $40,030 $41,450 $42,510
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biomedical Engineering in Pittsburgh
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Pittsburgh

In Pittsburgh, salaries for biomedical engineering professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $76,020 per year was earned by biomedical engineering professionals in Pittsburgh. Four years earlier in 2006, biomedical engineering professionals in Pittsburgh made an average salary of $73,530 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Pittsburgh.

Salary percentiles for Biomedical engineering professionals in Pittsburgh

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25th percentile
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75th percentile
90th percentile

Pittsburgh biomedical engineering professionals earn a median yearly salary of $67,310. The 10% of biomedical engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $43,950 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 169% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Biomedical engineering professionals and related professions in Pittsburgh

Biomedical Engineering

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

Educational Trends

Biomedical Engineering schools in Pittsburgh


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

Biomedical Engineering Programs Offered In Pittsburgh


There are a total of 5 degree and certificate programs in biomedical engineering offered by Pittsburgh's biomedical engineering schools.

Student Completed Biomedical Engineering Degrees In Pittsburgh


In 2010 approximately 79 students completed biomedical engineering courses.

Biomedical Engineering Faculty Salaries in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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