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Bio Medical Engineer
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Biomedical engineers develop devices and procedures that solve medical and health-related problems by combining biology and medicine with engineering principles.
Average Pay: $54,800 - $101,000    Qualifications: Bachelor's degree or higher
The Job
Biomedical engineers research, develop and evaluate systems and products like artificial organs, prostheses, instrumentation, and medical information health management and care delivery systems. Specialties are biomaterials, biomechanics, medical imaging, rehabilitation engineering, and orthopedic engineering.
Work Environment
College Majors
Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electronics Engineering
Minimum Qualifications
Biomedical engineers need a background in mechanical or electronics engineering, in addition to specialized biomedical training. Some specialties within biomedical engineering are biomaterials, biomechanics, medical imaging, rehabilitation engineering, and orthopedic engineering.
Personality traits helpful for this career
Engineers should be creative, inquisitive, analytical, and detail oriented. They should be able to work as part of a team and to communicate well, both orally and in writing.
Quick Facts
    Compensation and Outlook
    Biomedical engineers are expected to have employment growth of 72 percent. The aging of the population and a growing focus on health issues will drive demand for better medical devices and equipment designed by biomedical engineers.
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