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Cytogenetic Technologist Salary

$60,598 (USD)

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Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Cytogenetic Technologist is $60,598 a year and $29 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Cytogenetic Technologist is between $44,078 and $74,347. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Cytogenetic Technologist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Prepares, examines, and analyzes chromosomes found in biological specimens, such as amniotic fluids, bone marrow, and blood, to aid in diagnosis and treatment of genetic diseases.
  • Selects and prepares specimen and media for cell culture, using aseptic technique, knowledge of medium components, and cell nutritional requirements.
  • Harvests cell culture at optimum time sequence based on knowledge of cell cycle differences and culture conditions.
  • A degree in health sciences is required for this position.
Cytogenetic Technologist Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists

Job family population: 164,410

Estimated population of Cytogenetic Technologist jobs: 16,530

Rate of error: 1.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Cytogenetic Technologist Job Listings for United States

Medical Laboratory Cytotechnologist
Jun 5
Orange, CA, USA
AHS PharmStat
AHS PharmStat is looking for a Medical Laboratory Scientist/Technologist (Cytotechnology) in Orange, CA, for a 13-week assignment. Schedule : AM 8 hours Job Description: * Follows the laboratory ...
Travel Medical Technologist
May 15
Valdez, AK, USA
Triage Staffing
Travel Medical Technologist Valdez, AK Location:Valdez, AK Start Date:6/24/2019 Shift Details:8H Days ( 7:00 AM-3:00 PM ) 40 hours per week Length:13 weeks Apply for specific facility details. Take ...
Apr 26
Eden, United States
UNC Health Care
Performs a variety of patient testing and administrative tasks in support of the clinical activities in the UNCHCS.
Laboratory Technologist
Apr 25
Westwood, KS, USA
Midwest Transplant Network
The Laboratory Technologist is responsible for performing testing procedures within the laboratory department including Histocompatibility, Flow Cytometry, Infectious Disease, and Molecular ...
Medical Technologist
Jun 23
San Jose, USA
Sunbelt Staffing
Medical Technologist Job Type: Travel Length: 13 Weeks A hospital in San Jose, California is looking for a Medical Technologist for a 13 week assignment. Here at Sunbelt Staffing, we live by a simple ...
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