Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Cytogenetic Technologist is $60,630
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Cytogenetic Technologists?
An early career Cytogenetic Technologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $60,530 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Cytogenetic Technologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $0 based on 5 salaries.
What Do Cytogenetic Technologists Do?
With the completion of the Human Genome Project, many doors of understanding the human body and its functions once locked have been thrown wide open, exposing a smorgasbord of knowledge just waiting to be discovered. There are many different fields dedicated to unlocking this knowledge, one of which is the cytogenetic technologist.
The cytogenetic technologist, as the title implies, uses powerful lab equipment in order to examine the chromosomal makeup of cells. The primary technique they use …Read more
- Perform cytogenetic testing on samples.
- Prepare reports and documentation.
- Perform lab checks, cleaning, inventory and other lab maintenance.
- Analyze test results and check for test accuracy.