Geneticist Salary

A Geneticist earns an average salary of $77,612 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$39,453 - $123,554
(Median)
$39K
$78K
$120K
MEDIAN: $77,611
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$39,453 - $123,554  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $14,544  
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$39,305 - $127,355  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 67
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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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Experience Affects Geneticist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 11%

National Average
$79,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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