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Bioengineer & Biomedical Engineer - Federal Salaries of 2022

Pay Rates for "Bioengineer & Biomedical Engineer"

How much does a Bioengineer & Biomedical Engineer in the federal government get paid? $117,896.22* *Based on the 2022 average.

Bioengineer & Biomedical Engineer was the 182nd most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2022, with 812 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2022, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Bioengineering & Biomedical Engineering, with an average salary of $103,882.

Government Bioengineering & Biomedical Engineering jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Bioengineering & Biomedical Engineering job is GS-6, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is GS-15. Remember that the starting and maximum yearly pay listed above reflect base pay only - your actual salary will be higher based on the Locality Pay Adjustment for the area in which you work.

Job Description

Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) professions fall under this job category. Due to the growing focus of them STEM fields, individuals in this job category tend to advance more quickly than employees in the other job categories. Jobs in this category are being added quickly and many organizations have trouble finding qualified individuals. Individuals in this job category typically recieve pormotions of 2 grade increases at a time until they reach GS-12.

Agencies that have hired a Bioengineer & Biomedical Engineer

Bioengineer & Biomedical Engineer Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Bioengineer & Biomedical Engineer is $117,896.22. The highest paid Bioengineer & Biomedical Engineer made $293,069 in 2022.

Common Bioengineer & Biomedical Engineer Payscales

Payscale Number of Bioengineering & Biomedical Engineering Employees
GS - General Schedule 671
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not Elsewhere Specified 71
RG - Scientists Appointed As Fellows And Compensated Under 42 U.s.c. 209(g). Includes Non-citizens Whose Employment 42
ZP - Scientific And Engineering Professional 10
EI - Advisory Committee Member (other) 8
RF - Employees Appointed And Compensated As Special Consultants Under 42 U.s.c. 209(f). Includes Non-citizens Whose 6
RS - Senior Biomedical Research Service 2
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 1
GM - Employees Covered By The Performance Management And Recognition System (pmrs) Termination Provisions 1

Starting Paygrade: $36,070.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-6, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $152,771.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10
Category: Professional and Scientific

Other Jobs at the GS-6 Paygrade

GS-6 is the starting paygrade for Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the GS-6 paygrade.

Occupation Occupation Category Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
General Physical ScienceProfessional and ScientificGS-6GS-15
Soil Conservation TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Closed Microphone ReportingClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Motor Carrier SafetyAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Medical Records AdministrationAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15

Average Bioengineering & Biomedical Engineering Pay Trend from 2004 to 2022

In 2004, the average pay for a Bioengineer & Biomedical Engineer was $79,869. Since then, the average pay has increased to $117,896 in 2022.

Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 0858.

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