Salary for Bioinformatics Scientists

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Bioinformatics Scientists are generally graduate-educated research scientists whose work involves the development of computer and technology-aided solutions to problems in biochemistry and biological research. Primary focus areas may include genomics and proteomics. These professionals may be required to create, maintain and utilize databases of complex biodata, and utilize exsiting publicly available databases containing similar information.

A Bioinformatics Scientist will normally get wages of somewhere between 56000 and 84000 based on experience and talent. Bioinformatics Scientists can expect an average wage of Seventy Three Thousand dollars every year.

Bioinformatics Scientists obtain the highest pay in the District of Columbia, where they receive average pay levels of about $104350. This group of professionals can expect the most salary in Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services, where they earn a compensation of $76240.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 20.87 percent nationwide in that time.
Bioinformatics Scientists tend to make the most in the following industries
Manufacturing $76,240
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $75,280
Public Administration $72,930
Wholesale Trade $71,260
Health Care and Social Assistance $62,600
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $62,280
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Other Services (except Public Administration) $56,210
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting $56,800
Educational Services $59,240
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $62,280
Health Care and Social Assistance $62,600
Wholesale Trade $71,260