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Cytogenetic Technologist Salary

A Cytogenetic Technologist earns an average wage of $25.98 per hour.

$41,531 - $76,552
(Median)
$42K
$53K
$77K
MEDIAN: $53,061
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50%
90%

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$18.86 - $35.33
(Median)
$19
$26
$35
MEDIAN: $25.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$41,531 - $76,552  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,454  
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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$41,647 - $77,149  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 75
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$18.86 - $35.33  
   
Overtime
$24.80 - $55.78  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,454  
   
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).
)
$41,647 - $77,149  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 123

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

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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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Experience Affects Cytogenetic Technologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

National Average
$55,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 90%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 5%