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

U.S. Not Considered As One Of The Top Ten Innovating Countries in the World

The potential for loosing the edge the U.S. has held in innovation has been predicted ever since we started exporting manufacturing.  The reason is that when manufacturing capability is exported from the U.S. manufacturing plants close here.  One of the trademarks of engineering in the U.S. has been the hands on approach to developing products.  … Continue reading U.S. Not Considered As One Of The Top Ten Innovating Countries in the World

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

National Statistics on the Number of Biomedical Engineers Graduating in 2010 vs. Job Projections

The following table was created from degree completion data available at the NCES website. The graduating statistics are important to know because there has been a consistent issue described by B.S. BME graduates seeking industry jobs in their field. It's very difficult to get one with a baccalaureate degree. The number of graduates holding that … Continue reading National Statistics on the Number of Biomedical Engineers Graduating in 2010 vs. Job Projections