The average salary for a Geneticist is $76,920.
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Job Description for Geneticist
Geneticists are responsible for analyzing genetic information on behalf of their organizations. They are in charge of conducting DNA testing and other genetic trials, using a variety of laboratory equipment. Some of their main responsibilities include analyzing statistical genetic information, databases, and other computer files. They find pertinent information regarding family histories and personality traits. In addition, they also analyze historical records to connect individuals to their p…Read more
- 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.
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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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