Post-graduation job placement

Following are Biomedical Engineering career outcomes for 2020–21, which includes Summer 2020, Fall 2020, and Spring 2021 graduates.

This is based on data from the University of Minnesota's Career Center for Science and Engineering.

Biomedical Engineering post-graduation placement pie chart showing 70.5% employed, 24.45 graduate school, 2.6% internship, 1.3% seeking employment, and 1.3% seeking further education

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Outcomes summary

# Responded 78
Employed 70.5% 
Graduate/prof. school 24.4%
Additional undergraduate 0.0%
Military 0.0%
Internship/Co-op 2.6%
Volunteer 0.0%
Seeking employment 1.3%
Seeking further education (gap year) 1.3%
Travel/family 0.0%
Unsure of plans 0.0%
Career outcomes rate 97.4%

CSE career outcomes rate: 95.3%

Starting salary

Mean salary
Median salary

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Salary details

Starting salary
# Responded Mean Median Low High
31 $66,883 $69,000 $38,400 $93,000

CSE average starting salary: $72,300

Sign-on bonus details

Sign-on bonus 

  # Responded Percent
Yes 11 35.5%
No 20 64.5%
Total 31 100%
Bonus amount (if received)
# Responded Mean Median Low High
10 $6,870 $5,600 $2,500 $10,000

How related positions are to the undergraduate field(s) of study

Pie chart showing 53.1% closely related, 37.5% somewhat related, and 9.4% not related

Closely related: 53.1%
Somewhat related: 37.5%
Not related: 9.4%

Overall satisfaction with current or future employment

Pie chart showing Very Satisfied (59.4%), Satisfied (25%), Somewhat Satisfied (12.5%) Somewhat Dissatisfied (3.1%)

Very satisfied: 59.4%
Satisfied: 25.0%
Somewhat satisfied: 12.5%
Somewhat dissatisfied: 3.1%
Dissatisfied: 0.0%
Very dissatisfied: 0.0%

Jobs held by recent grads


Technical Aide 


Development Quality Engineer
R&D Engineer


Software Architect Analyst 

Bain and Company

Associate Consultant


Engineering Technician 


Commercial Team Coordinator at NIH COVID-19 RADx Initiative

Boston Scientific

Manufacturing Engineer
Process Development Engineer
Process Engineer
R&D Engineer
Software Developer
Supplier Engineer
Design Assurance Engineer 
Process Development Engineer
Supplier Engineer

CHF Solutions

Development Engineer

CIEE Council on International Educational Exchange

Auxilar de Conversación - España


Lab Technician

Emergency Care Consultants

Medical Scribe

Emergency Physicians, PA

Medical Scribe


GT Metabolic Solutions

Junior Engineer


Manufacturing Engineer

Innovative Surface Technologies

Biomedical Engineer 

Inspire Medical Systems

Test Engineer

Johnson & Johnson

Associate Clinical Account Specialist

Kaysun Corporation

Quality Engineer

McKinsey & Company

Business Analyst


Biomedical Engineer
Manufacturing Engineer
Mechanical Design Engineer
Process Engineer 
Reliability Engineer
Supplier Quality Engineer
System Engineer
Reliability Engineer 

Midwest Interventional Systems, Inc.

Product Development Engineer

Monteris Medical

Quality Engineer 

National Institutes of Health

Postbaccalaureate IRTA Fellow


Technology Development Associate

Technology Development Associate
SAb Biotherapeutics

Research Associate of Antigen Production

Stratix Labs

Associate Manufacturing Engineer

Swagelok Minnesota

Sales Engineer

Takeda Pharmaceuticals


Teleflex Medical OEM

Associate R&D Engineer

University of California, Irvine

Tissue Engineering Laboratory Manager

University of Minnesota

Researcher/ Lab Manager
Lab Technician