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Biomedical Engineering Schools In Virginia

In Virginia, there are 8 accredited schools where biomedical engineering classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Virginia's biomedical engineering academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in biomedical engineering includes biomedical engineering training at the following levels:


  1. Jefferson College of Health Sciences

    101 Elm Avenue SE, Roanoke, Virginia 24013

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Eastern Virginia Medical School

    700w. Olney, Norfolk, Virginia 23507

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Lynchburg College

    1501 Lakeside Dr, Lynchburg, Virginia 24501-3113

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Old Dominion University

    5115 Hampton Blvd, Norfolk, Virginia 23529

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

    Blacksburg, Virginia 24061-0131

    71 U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. Virginia Commonwealth University

    910 W Franklin St, Richmond, Virginia 23284-2512

    170 U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. University of Virginia-Main Campus

    Charlottesville, Virginia 22903

    25 U.S. News National University Ranking
  8. ECPI College of Technology

    5555 Greenwich Rd Ste 300, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23462

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Virginia Vs. National Biomedical Engineering Employment

Virginia 390
National 15,280

Of all of the biomedical engineering professionals that work in the US, approximately 3% work in Virginia state.

Employment Growth for Biomedical engineering professionals In Virginia

150 210 350 430 390
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of biomedical engineering professionals is growing in Virginia. 240 more biomedical engineering professionals were working in Virginia in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Virginia, this field has grown by 160% in four years. This growth 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 Virginia

$100,520 $83,520 $72,620 $74,250 $80,960
$46,318 $48,287 $49,095 $50,643 $51,501
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biomedical Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to biomedical engineering professionals are declining in Virginia. The mean salary for biomedical engineering professionals in 2006 was $100,520 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $80,960 per year.

Salary percentiles for Biomedical engineering professionals in Virginia

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Thus, biomedical engineering professionals' salaries declined by 24% in 4 years. State trends for all professions are quite different from this decline. Within the field of biomedical engineering, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid biomedical engineering professionals earning 150% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Virginia state.

Average Salaries for Biomedical engineering professionals and related professions in Virginia

Biomedical Engineering

In Virginia, 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 Virginia


The number of students graduating from the 8 accredited biomedical engineering schools in Virginia is increasing. In 2006 there were 127 biomedical engineering graduates from biomedical engineering courses in Virginia and in 2010 there were 207 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of biomedical engineering school degree or certificate graduates in Virginia by 63%. A majority of these graduates, or 38%, graduated with an doctor's degree in biomedical engineering.

Biomedical Engineering Faculty Salaries in Virginia

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Currently we are in the process of collecting data for the number of biomedical engineering faculty in Virginia, growth in the field of biomedical engineering academia and faculty salaries in Virginia. If you are involved in teaching biomedical engineering courses to students at the associates degree in biomedical engineering, bachelors degree in biomedical engineering, masters degree in biomedical engineering, and doctoral degree in biomedical engineering levels, please take a moment to anonymously submit your information to help us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of biomedical engineering in Virginia. A summary of what your peers have told us up until now will be available once you submit your information.

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