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Geneticist Salary
in Seattle, Washington

$70,524 (USD)

Average Salary

$34/hr

Average Hourly

$1,326

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Geneticist is $70,524 a year and $34 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for a Geneticist is between $50,867 and $86,812. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Geneticist. 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

Description:
  • Studies inheritance and variation of characteristics in forms of life: performs experiments to determine laws, mechanisms, and environmental factors in origin, transmission, and development of inherited traits.
  • Analyzes determinants responsible for specific inherited traits, such as color differences, size, and disease resistance to improve or to understand relationship of heredity to maturity, fertility, or other factors.
  • Devises methods for altering or producing new traits, making use of chemicals, heat, light, or other means.
  • May specialize in particular branch of genetics, such as molecular genetics or population genetics.
  • May perform human genetic counseling or medical genetics.
Geneticist Job Prevalence in Seattle, Washington, United States

Job family: Biochemists and Biophysicists

Job family population: 27,380

Estimated population of Geneticist jobs: 2,519

Rate of error: 4.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$81,757
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

About Seattle, Washington

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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...

Geneticist Job Listings for Seattle, Washington

Research Intern - Database Group
Jun 16
Redmond, WA, USA
Microsoft
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital ...
Research Assistant - PT - Student Job
Apr 12
Bellevue, WA, USA
TRANSLATIONAL SOFTWARE
Student pursing a bachelor's, master's, doctorate in biology, pharmacology, genetics, bio-engineering or related studies Clinical laboratory research (optional) Experience working with Microsoft ...
Research Intern - Topological Machine Learning
Jun 1
Redmond, WA, USA
Microsoft
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital ...
Genetic Counselor
Mar 22
Tacoma, WA, USA
Matrix Providers Inc.
We are hiring for a qualified civilian Genetic Counselor to join our team of talented professionals who provide health care services to our veterans and their families at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in ...
Director, Product Quality
Jun 10
Bothell, United States
Seattle Genetics
This position reports to the Global Head of Quality for Seattle Genetics and laisses with the wider QA organization to manage the program-related quality activities related to the Quality function ...
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