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Bioinformatics Specialist Salary
in Seattle, Washington

$89,347 (USD)

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Last updated: June 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Bioinformatics Specialist is $89,347 a year and $43 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for a Bioinformatics Specialist is between $64,626 and $109,892. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for a Bioinformatics Specialist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Seattle, Washington.

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Job Summary

  • 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.
Bioinformatics Specialist Job Prevalence in Seattle, Washington, United States

Job family: Biological Scientists, All Other

Job family population: 37,590

Estimated population of Bioinformatics Specialist jobs: 2,460

Rate of error: 1.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Description: Seattle ( (listen) see-AT-əl) is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 744,955 residents as of 2018, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. According to U.S. Census data released in 2018, the Seattle metropolitan area's population stands at 3.94 million, and ranks as the 15th largest in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. In July 2016, Seattle...

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