Genealogist Salary

A Genealogist earns an average wage of $23.50 per hour.

$8.21 - $40.27
(Median)
$8
$24
$40
MEDIAN: $23.00
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$8.21 - $40.27  
   
Overtime
$12.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00  
   
Total Pay (?
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$17,146 - $83,478  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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Job Description for Genealogist

A genealogist is sought after by organizations working with ancestry and lineage. The genealogist should have at least a bachelor's degree in a discipline such as anthropology or history. Most organizations are looking for applicants that have years of experience. The genealogist should be proficient in Microsoft Office, as well online research. The ability to speak a foreign language is a trait that many companies are looking for as well. There can be a minor amount of travel involved, but it is not a major component of the genealogist's job.

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Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 33%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
medical benefits
Vision: 25%
dental benefits
None: 67%
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