Biomedical Engineering

What does a Biomedical Engineer do?

A Biomedical Engineer designs, develops, and evaluates biological and health systems and products, such as artificial organs, prostheses, instrumentation, medical information systems, and health management and care delivery systems.

How does Biomedical Engineering connect to biofabrication?

Biomedical engineers are central to tissue engineering research, and have successfully created artificial bladders, jawbones, and tracheas.

What it takes:

  • Critical Thinking

  • Active Listening

  • Complex Problem Solving

  • Judgment & Decision Making

  • Reading Comprehension

Quick facts:

  • Median Salary: $91,410 / year

  • Education required: Bachelor’s Degree

  • On-the-job training: Considerable

  • Job Outlook: 6% growth

Skills needed:

  • Analyzing Data or Information

  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems

  • Getting Information

  • Interacting With Computers

  • Processing Information