Salary for Bioinformatics Technicians

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Bioinformatics Technicians are individuals who assist scientists in areas of biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, medical technology and more. A doctoral degree is required as well as extensive knowledge of scientific processes. Most employers prefer that one have experience working in similar settings, though proper training is provided. Bioinformatics Technicians must use tools to analyze molecular data and may build or maintain a database that processes genomic and other biological information. The information must be accurate and stored inside of a computer system. Additionally these positions may require an individual design or implement web-based tools that can easily manage larger databases.

A Bioinformatics Technician receives a compensation between 32000 - 48000 depending on seniority. Bioinformatics Technicians can get wages of Forty One Thousand Nine Hundred dollars each year.

Bioinformatics Technicians can expect the most salary in Connecticut, where they get average wages of near $48350. People holding this job title can obtain the highest salaries in Information, where they get average pay scales of $55190.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 32.44 percent nationwide in that time.
Bioinformatics Technicians tend to make the most in the following industries
Wholesale Trade $55,190
Information $45,000
Management of Companies and Enterprises $44,650
Other Services (except Public Administration) $44,500
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $43,110
Finance and Insurance $41,830
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Public Administration $32,550
Health Care and Social Assistance $35,550
Manufacturing $36,200
Educational Services $38,200
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $41,130
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $41,290