Biomedical Engineers in Texas
Is Texas a good place for you to work as a Biomedical Engineer?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Biomedical Engineers in Texas are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Biomedical Engineers in Texas is growing faster than average.
Biomedical Engineers in Texas earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Biomedical Engineers Work in Texas?
In 2018, there were 900 Biomedical Engineers working in the state.
There were 1,030 Biomedical Engineers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s a decline of 130 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 215 Biomedical Engineers working in it, which means Texas has more Biomedical Engineers than average.
Job Projections for Texas
Jobs for Biomedical Engineers in this state are growing at a rate of 12.0% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.0%.
Texas Annual Job Openings
The BLS is projecting 90 annual Biomedical Engineers job openings in Texas, and 1,210 total jobs in the year 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 1,600 annual jobs and 22,800 total jobs in 2026.
What do Biomedical Engineers Make in Texas?
In 2018 wages for Biomedical Engineers ranged from $53,130 to $155,580 with $95,380 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $25.54 to $74.8. The median hourly rate was $45.85.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $43.84 an hour.
The hourly rate grew by $2.01.
The median salary in Texas is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Texas Metros for Biomedical Engineers
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Biomedical Engineers.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX||320||$109,740|
|Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX||230||$92,310|
|Austin-Round Rock, TX||110||$95,750|
|San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX||80||$87,850|
|College Station-Bryan, TX||40||n/a|
Top States for Biomedical Engineers Employment
View the list below to see where most Biomedical Engineers work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Biomedical Engineers get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By UC Davis College of Engineering under License
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