Average Geneticist Salary

Avg. Base Salary (USD)

The average salary for a Geneticist is $83,566 in 2023

Base Salary
$56k - $164k
$1k - $27k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $7k
Total Pay
$50k - $167k
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What Do Geneticists Do?

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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How do Geneticists Rate Their Jobs?

3.8 out of 5
Highly Satisfied
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FAQs About Geneticists

What is the highest pay for Geneticists?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Geneticist is $164k / year

What is the lowest pay for Geneticists?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Geneticist is $56k / year

How can Geneticists increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Geneticist is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Geneticist that oversees more junior Geneticists, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.