Career Profile: Career Profile - Bioengineers and Biomedical...
Apply knowledge of engineering, biology, chemistry, computer science, and biomechanical principles to the design, development, and evaluation of biological, agricultural, and health systems and products, such as artificial organs, prostheses, instrumentation, medical information systems, and health management and care delivery systems.
Salary and Outlook
According to the US Department of Labor, there are 17,900 people employed as career profile - bioengineers and biomedical... in
the United States.
The median annual salary is $97,410. Entry level employees earn approximately $60,680 per year and senior employees earn approximately $154,750 per year.
Estimates do not include other potential benefits such as health insurance, overtime, or retirement benefits that may be offered by employers.
Conduct training or in-services to educate clinicians and other personnel on proper use of equipment.
Analyze new medical procedures to forecast likely outcomes.
Advise hospital administrators on the planning, acquisition, and use of medical equipment.
Conduct research, along with life scientists, chemists, and medical scientists, on the engineering aspects of the biological systems of humans and animals.
Adapt or design computer hardware or software for medical science uses.
Evaluate the safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of biomedical equipment.
Develop models or computer simulations of human biobehavioral systems to obtain data for measuring or controlling life processes.
Research new materials to be used for products, such as implanted artificial organs.
Write documents describing protocols, policies, standards for use, maintenance, and repair of medical equipment.
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