Salary for Cytogenetic Technologists

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The work of a cytogenetic technologist centers around the study of chromosomes in a laboratory setting. These professionals process tissue and fluid samples for analysis, and select and culture cells in order to analyze the chromosomes within them. They inspect and examine chromosomes and chromosome pairs in order to determine the presence of abnormalities. In a hospital or clinical setting, the work of cytogenetic technologists can be used to detect fertility problems, congenital birth defects, and hematological disorders. A Bachelor's degree is generally required in this occupation.

A Cytogenetic Technologist gets a salary of between $31,450 to $83,700 based on experience and education levels. can get a salary of fifty-five thousand nine hundred and ninety dollars annually.

make the most money in Alaska, where they can earn a compensation of near $69,390. These employees make the highest salary in Wholesale Trade, where they can earn pay of $65,210.

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Cytogenetic Technologists tend to make the most in the following industries:

Wholesale Trade
Finance and Insurance
Public Administration
Management of Companies and Enterprises
Other Services (except Public Administration)

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Retail Trade
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
Educational Services
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Health Care and Social Assistance
Other Services (except Public Administration)
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