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Biomedical Engineer - Federal Salaries of 2006

Pay Rates for "Biomedical Engineer"

How much does a Biomedical Engineer in the federal government get paid? $84,486.05* *Based on the 2006 average.

Biomedical Engineer was the 271st most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2006, with 361 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2006, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Biomedical Engineering, with an average salary of $80,243.

Government Biomedical Engineering jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a 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 Biomedical Engineer

Biomedical Engineer Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Biomedical Engineer is $84,486.05. The highest paid Biomedical Engineer made $169,121 in 2006.

Common Biomedical Engineer Payscales

Payscale Number of Biomedical Engineering Employees
GS - General Schedule 303
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 35
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 12
ZP - Scientific And Engineering Professional 3
EG - Consultant (other) 3
ES - Senior Executive Service 2
EI - Advisory Committee Member (other) 1
ST - Scientific And Professional 1
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 1

Starting Paygrade: $33,567.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-6, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $142,180.00 / 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
Navigational InformationAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
PharmacologyProfessional and ScientificGS-6GS-15
Data TranscriberClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Cargo SchedulingTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
KinesiotherapyProfessional and ScientificGS-6GS-15

Average Biomedical Engineering Pay Trend from 2004 to 2018

In 2004, the average pay for a Biomedical Engineer was $79,869. Since then, the average pay has increased to $101,972 in 2018.

Data Sources

The information provided on these pages is sourced from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Enterprise Human Resources Integration (EHRI) dataset. Postal Service data is managed exclusively by the USPS . All information is displayed unmodified and as provided by the source agency.

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The series code of this occupation is 0858.

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