A Cytogenetic Technologist earns an average wage of $25.44 per hour.

$40,863 - $71,615
$41K
$56K
$72K
MEDIAN: $55,696
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$18.83 - $36.40
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$36
MEDIAN: $25.44
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$40,863 - $71,615  
   
Bonus
$800  
Total Pay (?
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$41,109 - $74,409  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 43
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$18.83 - $36.40  
   
Overtime
$26.51 - $52.52  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$800  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$41,109 - $74,409  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 78

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Job Description for Cytogenetic Technologist

With the completion of the Human Genome Project, many doors of understanding the human body and its functions once locked have been thrown wide open, exposing a smorgasbord of knowledge just waiting to be discovered. There are many different fields dedicated to unlocking this knowledge, one of which is the cytogenetic technologist.

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Cytogenetic Technologist Tasks

  • Perform cytogenetic testing on samples.
  • Prepare reports and documentation.
  • Perform lab checks, cleaning, inventory and other lab maintenance.
  • Analyze test results and check for test accuracy.

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Pay by Experience Level for Cytogenetic Technologist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Key Stats for Cytogenetic Technologist

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
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Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Cytogenetic Technologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%

Experienced
up arrow 19%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$56,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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