Embryologists in the United States pull down an average of $61K annually. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. The majority of Embryologists claim high levels of job satisfaction. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. The majority of Embryologists (68 percent) who took the survey are female. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$44,238 - $99,012
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MEDIAN: $61,208
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$17.54 - $43.14
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$44,238 - $99,012  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $9,635  
Profit Sharing
$450.00  
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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$41,762 - $97,677  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 130
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$17.54 - $43.14  
   
Overtime
$21.50 - $49.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$-0.49 - $9,635  
   
Profit Sharing
$450.00  
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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$41,762 - $97,677  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 37

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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Embryologist

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


The average beginner in this position makes around $51K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $72K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $88K in this role. Survey participants with more than two decades under their belts actually report earning less than people with less experience; the former take home only $72K on average.

Key Stats for Embryologist

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Embryologist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 46%

Late-Career
up arrow 20%

Mid-Career
up arrow 19%

National Average
$60,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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