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The average geneticist salary in United States is $61,575 or an equivalent hourly rate of $30. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,158. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
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An entry level geneticist (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $47,093. On the other end, a senior level geneticist (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $74,994.

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Job Description
Study the chemical composition or physical principles of living cells and organisms, their electrical and mechanical energy, and related phenomena. May conduct research to further understanding of the complex chemical combinations and reactions involved in metabolism, reproduction, growth, and heredity. May determine the effects of foods, drugs, serums, hormones, and other substances on tissues and vital processes of living organisms.

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