Medical Engineer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$81,000
$59,000
Min 10%
$81,000
Median 50%
$110,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Cerner
Highest Paying City
Des Plaines, IL
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
4.1 years
How much does a medical engineer make?
As a Medical Engineer in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $81,227 per year or $39.05 per hour. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 51,000. The top 10 percent earn over $110,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $59,000 annually. Technology companies and Education companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. The top 5 states when it comes to Medical Engineer salaries are Alaska, North Carolina, Minnesota, Wyoming, and Nevada. The typical tenure for a Medical Engineer is 4.1 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Engineer
$79,392

Average Medical Engineer Salary By Location

Across America, Medical Engineers make on average $81,227 annually or $39.05 hourly. Des Plaines, IL reports the highest annual salary for Medical Engineers at 86,415. Even an entry-level Medical Engineer makes $61,000 per year in Des Plaines, IL. Some of the states with the best Medical Engineer salaries are Alaska, North Carolina, Minnesota, Wyoming, Nevada, Rhode Island, and New Hampshire. On the other hand, Florida, Arizona, Alabama, Oklahoma, and Georgia report the lowest wages for Medical Engineers.

Map of Medical Engineer Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Medical Engineers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Medical Engineer Salary By Company

Medical Engineer jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Medical Engineers are Technology companies and Education companies. Cerner and University of Virginia are the highest paying companies.
Company
Average Salary
$76,102
$76k
$71,215
$71k

Medical Engineer Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Medical Engineer Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Medical Engineer can range from $69,714 to $96,459 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Medical Engineer Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
University of Virginia
Medical Engineer
01/06/2020
$58,958
University of Virginia
Medical Engineer
09/28/2019
$84,878
Uva Health
Medical Engineer
08/22/2019
$84,878
University of Virginia
Medical Engineer
08/20/2019
$84,878
Medical Engineer
07/11/2019
$68,871
12-15 Molecular Diagnostics Inc.
BIO Medical Engineer
03/29/2019
$69,393
12-15 Molecular Diagnostics Inc.
BIO Medical Engineer
03/26/2019
$69,393
Spectrum Plastics Group
Extrusion Engineer, Medical
07/25/2018
$75,000
Us Dental Equipment Repairs LLC
BIO Medical Engineer
03/01/2018
$60,000
Us Dental Equipment Repairs LLC
BIO Medical Engineer
02/24/2018
$60,000
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