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Bioinformatics Specialist Salary

How much does a Bioinformatics Specialist make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Bioinformatics Specialist

$79,406 (USD)/yr

$38 (USD)/hr

$1,358 (USD)/yr

$78,434 (USD)/yr

$38 (USD)/hr

$1,358 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Manages biological and genomic data and aids in the design, development, and maintenance of databases containing the information. Implements a computer infrastructure to provide highly-complex, reliable, and scalable database; and writes scripts to analyze it and queries to retrieve it. Supports and assists Bioinformatics Scientists in managing, processing, and analyzing genomic and molecular data. Selects or creates algorithms to process, analyze, visualize, and interpret the data.
The average bioinformatics specialist salary in United States is $79,406 or an equivalent hourly rate of $38. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,358. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$57,436 (USD)

$97,665 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$92,054 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Bioinformatics Specialist will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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