$153,528
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The average pay for a Clinical Geneticist is $154,991 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.

$57,583 - $239,509
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MEDIAN: $153,528
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Salary $57,583 - $239,509
Bonus $0.00 - $31,893
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$59,138 - $263,457
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 42

Job Description for Clinical Geneticist

Clinical geneticists, whose work blends science and medicine with working with patients, are responsible for analyzing genomic data in a variety of ways pertaining to medicine and biotechnology. They generally work in office settings and diagnose medical conditions related to genetic errors, as well as develop plans for how to treat these patients. Some may also work alongside pharmaceutical companies to create drugs which treat these genetic problems. The work can often be divided into two halves, the first being the lab where they analyze genomic sequences of patients, and the second being a clinical setting in which they work with patients and their families.

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Clinical Geneticist Tasks

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

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Key Stats for Clinical Geneticist

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Clinical Geneticist Salaries

National Average
$154,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼28%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 3%