Cytogenetic Technologist Salary

A Cytogenetic Technologist earns an average wage of $25.93 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$40,725 - $73,412
$41K
$58K
$73K
MEDIAN: $58,362
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50%
90%

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$19.06 - $39.36
$19
$28
$39
MEDIAN: $28.38
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$0$79K
Salary $40,725 - $73,412
Bonus $3,500
Total Pay (?
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$42,259 - $79,931
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 32
Hourly Data $0$57
Hourly Rate $19.06 - $39.36
Overtime $25.90 - $57.69
Annual Data $0$79K
Bonus $3,500
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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$42,259 - $79,931
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 63

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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

Pay by Experience for a Cytogenetic Technologist has a positive trend. An entry-level Cytogenetic Technologist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 45 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Cytogenetic Technologist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 46 salaries. An experienced Cytogenetic Technologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 29 salaries. A Cytogenetic Technologist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 12 salaries.

Cytogenetic Technologist Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Cytogenetic Technologist?

Cytogenetic Technologist in Houston:
"Don't do it."
Not worth it. Not making enough money. Not moving up. I want to quit. I'm looking for another job in another field.

Key Stats for Cytogenetic Technologist

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Cytogenetic Technologist Salaries

Late-Career
▲20%

Experienced
▲11%

National Average
$59,000

Mid-Career
▼3%

Entry-Level
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 8%
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