Science and Engineering
Biomedical Engineer

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Salary: $42,767 - $84,704
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Hourly: $19.59 - $38.33
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Outlook: 3 Stars
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Length of Training: 4-6 years
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Biomedical engineers use engineering and physiological principles to solve medical and health-related problems. They may design and develop medical equipment and instruments such as artificial implants or pacemakers, or they may adapt computers to medical science. Research may range from the study of biological systems and their engineering aspects to the design and improvement of medical devices.

Areas of Specialization
Biomedical engineers may specialize in bioinstrumentation, biomechanics, biomaterials, systems physiology, clinical engineering, imaging, computers, and rehabilitation engineering.

Work Environment

Biomedical engineers typically work indoors in a variety of settings including hospitals, laboratories, classrooms, and offices.