for engineers vary significantly by specialty, industry, and education.
Even so, as a group, engineers earn some of the highest average starting
salaries among those holding bachelor's degrees.
to the US Department
of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics,
median annual earnings of
biomedical engineers is $77,400. The lowest 10 percent earned $47,640, and
the highest 10 percent earned $121,970.
According to a
July 2009 survey by the National Association of Colleges and
Employers, the average starting salary for bioengineers
engineers who have earned a Bachelor's degree is $54,158.
Note: Some resources in this section are provided by the US Department
of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.