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The average salary for a Geneticist is $76,920.
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$43k - $147k
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$41k - $152k

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Job Description for Geneticist

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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Popular Skills for Geneticist

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

Pay by Experience Level for Geneticist

An entry-level Geneticist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $70,318 based on 20 salaries. An early career Geneticist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,459 based on 56 salaries. A mid-career Geneticist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $76,482 based on 24 salaries. An experienced Geneticist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,500 based on 17 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $102,913.
Employees with Geneticist in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 43.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (27.7% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (18.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Marshfield, Wisconsin (10.7% less) and Los Angeles, California (7.7% less).

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