Average Bioinformatician Salary

$70,585
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$5,665
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$3,000
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The average salary for a Bioinformatician is $70,585.
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$46k
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$71k
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$104k
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What Are Popular Skills for Bioinformaticians?

Skills in Bioinformatics, Data Analysis and Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include R and Python.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Bioinformaticians?

An entry-level Bioinformatician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $59,511 based on 57 salaries. An early career Bioinformatician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,849 based on 204 salaries. A mid-career Bioinformatician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,740 based on 71 salaries. An experienced Bioinformatician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $90,606 based on 24 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $96,266.
Employees with Bioinformatician in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 14.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (5.4% more) and San Diego, California (5.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Phoenix, Arizona (2.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 360 survey responses.
Entry Level
15.8%
Early Career
56.7%
Mid Career
19.7%
Experienced
6.7%
Late Career
1.1%

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