Clinical Geneticist Salary

The average pay for a Clinical Geneticist is $114,913 per year.

$57,583 - $233,878
MEDIAN: $114,912

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$57,583 - $233,878  
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$60,358 - $263,726  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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Job Description for Clinical Geneticist

Clinical geneticists, whose work blends science and medicine with working with patients, are responsible for analyzing genomic data in a variety of ways pertaining to medicine and biotechnology. They generally work in office settings and diagnose medical conditions related to genetic errors, as well as develop plans for how to treat these patients. Some may also work alongside pharmaceutical companies to create drugs which treat these genetic problems. The work can often be divided into two halves, the first being the lab where they analyze genomic sequences of patients, and the second being a clinical setting in which they work with patients and their families.


Clinical Geneticist Tasks

  • Recommend and create treatment plans.
  • Collaborate with other members of treatment team.
  • Meet with, assess and diagnose patients.
  • Assist with genetic research.

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
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73 %
27 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
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Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 76%
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