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Embryologist Salary

The average Embryologist in the United States earns approximately $55K per year. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Embryologists who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 80 percent. Most Embryologists like their work and job satisfaction is high. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$38,725 - $96,958
(Median)
$39K
$55K
$97K
MEDIAN: $54,786
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$15.39 - $34.92
(Median)
$15
$22
$35
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$38,725 - $96,958  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,109  
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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$37,059 - $91,830  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 128
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.39 - $34.92  
   
Overtime
$9.70 - $40.15  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,109  
   
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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$37,059 - $91,830  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 31

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Job Description for Embryologist

Embryologists are medical scientists who are responsible for studying embryos [from the beginning of conception] in a variety of environments, including fertility clinics, hospitals, laboratories, and commercial industries. They generally work in indoor settings during traditional weekly business hours.

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Embryologist Tasks

  • Treat infertility issues using assisted reproductive technology (ART).
  • Collect, process, and preserve reproductive gametes from patients.
  • Perform various embryological medical procedures, including IVF and fertility analysis.
  • Counsel and advise patients on fertility and ART procedures.

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Pay by Experience Level for Embryologist

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


Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $49K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $67K. Embryologists see a median salary of $77K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Survey participants with more than twenty years of experience only make around $74K on average, though; this group reports a lower median than the one claimed by mid-career individuals.

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Experience Affects Embryologist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 42%

Late-Career
up arrow 37%

Mid-Career
up arrow 25%

National Average
$54,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 14%
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