A Geneticist earns an average salary of $74,199 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$38,987 - $141,031
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$39K
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MEDIAN: $74,198
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$39,191 - $146,535  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 72
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Job Description for Geneticist

Geneticists are responsible for analyzing genetic information on behalf of their organizations. They are in charge of conducting DNA testing and other genetic trials, using a variety of laboratory equipment. Some of their main responsibilities include analyzing statistical genetic information, databases, and other computer files. They find pertinent information regarding family histories and personality traits.

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Geneticist Tasks

  • Recommend and create treatment plans.
  • Collaborate with other members of treatment team.
  • Meet with, assess and diagnose patients.
  • Assist with genetic research.

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Pay by Experience Level for Geneticist

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

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Experience Affects Geneticist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 31%

Late-Career
up arrow 15%

National Average
$75,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
medical benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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