Genetic Scientist Career

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Job Description for Geneticists : Research and study the inheritance of traits at the molecular, organism or population level. May evaluate or treat patients with genetic disorders.


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Geneticist Career

Salary Info

Median Annual Wage

$75,160

Median Hourly Wage

$36.13*

Total Employed Nationally

33,100


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics May 2013 wage data and 2012-2022 employment projections. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2012-2022). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.