Median Salary: $85,620
A biomedical engineering career offers both professional and personal benefits. In fact, Time listed biomedical engineer as one of the highest-paying, lowest-stress careers in 2015.
Biomedical engineers analyze and design equipment, devices and computers used in the healthcare field. According to the BLS, workers in this field typically have normal schedules, but there is the potential for longer hours to meet deadlines and design standards. Job seekers can find positions in hospitals, universities, medical institutions and labs.
To enter this profession, you'll need a bachelor's degree in biomedical engineering. However, if you already have an engineering degree, you can get into this field by taking biomedical engineering classes or earning a graduate degree in the subject.