How much does a Bioinformatician make?

Updated Nov 23, 2021

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$78,750 /yr
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242 salaries

$57K

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$79K

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$108K

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The national average salary for Bioinformatician is $78,750 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Bioinformatician salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 242 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Bioinformatician employees.

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Agilent Technologies
4.2

Agilent Technologies

Bioinformatician

$84,469

 /yr
Range: $84K - $84K
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$84K

$84K

$84,469 - $84,469 Range

Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen)
4.1

Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen)

Bioinformatician

$83,526

 /yr
Range: $35K - $90K

$35K

$90K

$35,371 - $90,437 Range

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
3.8

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Bioinformatician

$80,460

 /yr
Range: $62K - $97K

$62K

$97K

$62,282 - $96,552 Range

Mount Sinai Health System
3.5

Mount Sinai Health System

Bioinformatician

$73,961

 /yr
Range: $60K - $95K

$60K

$95K

$60,380 - $95,241 Range

University of Pennsylvania
4.3

University of Pennsylvania

Bioinformatician

$72,142

 /yr
Range: $32K - $89K

$32K

$89K

$32,087 - $88,891 Range

University of Chicago
4.2

University of Chicago

Bioinformatician

$91,488

 /yr
Range: $67K - $107K

$67K

$107K

$67,373 - $107,182 Range

University of Michigan
4.4

University of Michigan

Bioinformatician

$81,049

 /yr
Range: $65K - $94K

$65K

$94K

$65,000 - $94,052 Range

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NIH
4.4

NIH

Bioinformatician

$86,207

 /yr
Range: $43K - $104K

$43K

$104K

$42,884 - $104,308 Range

Brigham and Women's Hospital
3.9

Brigham and Women's Hospital

Bioinformatician

$70,617

 /yr
Range: $62K - $98K

$62K

$98K

$62,420 - $98,238 Range

UMass Chan Medical School
3.7

UMass Chan Medical School

Bioinformatician

$63,847

 /yr
Range: $62K - $89K

$62K

$89K

$62,024 - $88,984 Range

Stowers Institute For Medical Research
4.2

Stowers Institute For Medical Research

Bioinformatician

$56,007

 /yr
Range: $52K - $56K

$52K

$56K

$52,289 - $56,305 Range

UC San Francisco
4.1

UC San Francisco

Bioinformatician

$85,356

 /yr
Range: $50K - $130K

$50K

$130K

$50,272 - $130,000 Range

Purdue University
4.3

Purdue University

Bioinformatician

$68,190

 /yr
Range: $66K - $116K

$66K

$116K

$66,298 - $116,304 Range

Washington University in St. Louis
4.4

Washington University in St. Louis

Bioinformatician

$70,381

 /yr
Range: $44K - $71K

$44K

$71K

$44,340 - $70,526 Range

Oregon Health & Science University
3.9

Oregon Health & Science University

Bioinformatician

$81,745

 /yr
Range: $77K - $82K

$77K

$82K

$77,000 - $82,025 Range

University of Mississippi Medical Center
3.6

University of Mississippi Medical Center

Bioinformatician

$73,021

 /yr
Range: $60K - $73K

$60K

$73K

$60,052 - $73,021 Range

Dow AgroSciences
3.9

Dow AgroSciences

Bioinformatician

$92,305

 /yr
Range: $89K - $110K

$89K

$110K

$89,208 - $109,964 Range

Progenity
2.6

Progenity

Bioinformatician

$109,633

 /yr
Range: $109K - $128K

$109K

$128K

$109,274 - $128,033 Range

Diversigen
1

Diversigen

Bioinformatician

$85,039

 /yr
Range: $85K - $85K

$85K

$85K

$85,039 - $85,039 Range

University of Washington
4.3

University of Washington

Bioinformatician
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$82K -$95K

$82K

$95K

$82,283 - $94,752 Range

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The national average salary for a Bioinformatician is $78,750 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Bioinformatician salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 242 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Bioinformatician employees.

The highest salary for a Bioinformatician in United States is $108,368 per year.

The lowest salary for a Bioinformatician in United States is $57,227 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent bioinformatician salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$100,000
per year
A Bioinformatician in the Salt Lake City, UT Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Salt Lake City, UT Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$150,000
per year
A Bioinformatics Scientist in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $150,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Diego, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$158,000
per year
A Bioinformatician in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $158,000 per year
Additional Pay
$50k cash bonus
$60k stock bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$87,000
per year
A Bioinformatics in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $87,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$112,288
per year
A Bioinformatician in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $112,288 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$105,000
per year
A Bioinformatics Programmer in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $105,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
San Diego, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$145,000
per year
A Bioinformatics Scientist in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $145,000 per year
Additional Pay
$12k cash bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
San Diego, CA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$21
hourly
A Bioinformatician in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $21 per hour
Job Highlights
San Diego, CA Area area
Intern
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$1,900
monthly
A Bioinformatician in the State College, PA Area area reported making $1,900 per month
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
State College, PA Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
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