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Biomedical Engineering Schools
In San Diego, California

The city of San Diego has 4 schools where biomedical engineering faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of biomedical engineering and biomedical engineering education in San Diego, which includes biomedical engineering training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

San Diego Vs. California Biomedical Engineering Employment

San Diego 770
California 3,820

Exactly 770 of California's 3,820 biomedical engineering professionals work in San Diego. The number of biomedical engineering professionals in San Diego has grown by 57% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in San Diego has also increased.

San Diego Vs. California Biomedical Engineering employment growth

3,070 3,160 3,510 2,990 3,820
490 370 No data No data 770
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Diego

Biomedical Engineering VS. All professions salaries in San Diego

$81,840 $78,380 $79,930 $79,260 $86,300
$43,600 $45,210 $47,250 $48,860 $50,200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biomedical Engineering in San Diego
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Diego

In San Diego, salaries for biomedical engineering professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $86,300 per year was earned by biomedical engineering professionals in San Diego. Biomedical engineering professionals in San Diego made a yearly average salary of $81,840, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in San Diego.

Salary percentiles for Biomedical engineering professionals in San Diego

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90th percentile

Biomedical engineering professionals in San Diego make a median yearly salary of $80,350. The difference in pay between the biomedical engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 96%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $62,440 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $122,280 per year.

Average Salaries for Biomedical engineering professionals and related professions in San Diego

Biomedical Engineering

On average biomedical engineering professional salaries in San Diego are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Biomedical Engineering schools in San Diego


Many of San Diego's biomedical engineering professionals are graduates of one of the 4 accredited biomedical engineering schools in the city.

Biomedical Engineering Programs Offered In San Diego


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

Student Completed Biomedical Engineering Degrees In San Diego


Approximately 5 students completed biomedical engineering courses in 2010.

Biomedical Engineering Faculty Salaries in San Diego, California

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