Number of BMET Graduating in 2016 vs. Job Projections

The good news is that job openings projected by Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) outstrip supply. The BLS projects approximately 4400 replacements required per year for 2016 through 2026. The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) results and BLS forecast appears to support anecdotal and published claims of a continuing shortage of qualified BMET's. I … Continue reading Number of BMET Graduating in 2016 vs. Job Projections

Starting BMET Salary From 2011 Salary Survey

Salaries for professionals with BMET background or education ( A.S., B.S. or DoD Military BMET ) can range widely from $41,000 to $110,00 per year.  The reason for the wide range in salary is the wide range of positions a BMET can fill from BMET I to Director of the Biomedical Engineering Department ( B.S. … Continue reading Starting BMET Salary From 2011 Salary Survey

Number of BMET Graduating in 2010 vs. Job Projections

The good news is that job openings projected by Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) outstrip supply.  The BLS projects approximately 2300 replacements required per year for 2008 through 2018.  The National Center for Educa31tion Statistics (NCES) results and BLS forecast appears to support anecdotal and published claims of a continuing shortage of qualified BMET's. I … Continue reading Number of BMET Graduating in 2010 vs. Job Projections

Starting BMET Salary From 2010 Salary Survey

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Dramatic Increase in BMET Certificates

It appears that a number of schools have decided to address the BMET shortage by offering BMET certificates.   In the recent past technicians gaining BMET related education through certificates have been in mid 20's but in 2009 the reported number jumped to 125. This dramatic increase seems to indicate that a number of junior colleges … Continue reading Dramatic Increase in BMET Certificates