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17-2031.00    Biomedical Engineers   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  

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  • Biomedical Engineers

Alternate Occupation Titles

  • Bio-Mechanical Engineer
  • Biochemical Engineer
  • Biomaterials Engineer
  • Biomechanical Engineer
  • Biomedical Engineer
  • Biomedical Engineering Director
  • Biomedical Engineering Supervisor
  • Biomedical Engineering Technician
  • Biomedical Engineering Technologist
  • Biomedical Field Service Engineer
  • Bioprocess Engineer
  • Clinical Engineer
  • Clinical Engineering Director
  • Dialysis Engineer
  • Genetic Engineer
  • Imaging Engineer
  • Medical Engineer
  • Product Development Engineer
  • Project Engineer
  • Research Engineer
  • Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE)

O*NET-SOC Description

  • Apply knowledge of engineering, biology, and biomechanical principles to the design, development, and evaluation of biological and health systems and products, such as artificial organs, prostheses, instrumentation, medical information systems, and health management and care delivery systems.


  • Conduct research, along with life scientists, chemists, and medical scientists, on the engineering aspects of the biological systems of humans and animals.
  • Design and develop medical diagnostic and clinical instrumentation, equipment, and procedures, using the principles of engineering and biobehavioral sciences.
  • Manage team of engineers by creating schedules, tracking inventory, creating and using budgets, and overseeing contract obligations and deadlines.
  • Teach biomedical engineering or disseminate knowledge about field through writing or consulting.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Create models of engineering designs or methods.
  • Research engineering aspects of biological or chemical processes.
  • Supervise engineering or other technical personnel.