Genetic Scientist Career

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

*A job as a Genetic Scientist falls under the broader career category of Geneticists. The information on this page will generally apply to all careers in this category. We are still seeking more specific information about this career from experts in this field. If you can provide us with more information, .

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Genetic Scientist Career

Salary Info

We do not have salary data for this specific career but we can provide average wages for all careers in the category of Geneticists

Median Annual Wage

$71,310

Median Hourly Wage

$34.28*

Total Employed Nationally

30,430


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2010 wage data and 2008-2018 employment projections. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2008-2018). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.