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Biomedical Engineers in Texas

Is Texas a good place for you to work as a Biomedical Engineer?

12.0% Jobs Projection
$95,380 Median Salary
90 Job Openings

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.

Biomedical Engineers in TX Employment Trend

The typical state has 215 Biomedical Engineers working in it, which means Texas has more Biomedical Engineers than average.

Biomedical Engineers in TX vs. the Average State

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%.

Job Projections for Biomedical Engineers: Nation vs. TX

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.

Biomedical Engineers Earnings: TX vs. National Average

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
California 3,530 $96,590
Massachusetts 2,020 $94,640
Illinois 1,500 $98,050
Pennsylvania 1,340 $76,440
Minnesota 1,250 $111,860
Texas 900 $95,380
Maryland 670 $100,170
Ohio 640 $79,250
Utah 590 $69,810
Colorado 570 $95,840
Indiana 570 $82,560
Florida 530 $72,330
Washington 480 $84,530
New York 440 $89,610
Tennessee 440 $62,890
Michigan 360 $76,440
North Carolina 350 $87,320
Georgia 220 $78,520
New Jersey 210 $91,230
Wisconsin 210 $69,330

Below are the states where Biomedical Engineers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Minnesota $111,860
Connecticut $101,920
Maryland $100,170
Illinois $98,050
Arizona $97,120
Nevada $96,980
California $96,590
Colorado $95,840
Texas $95,380
Massachusetts $94,640


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