Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Bioinformatics Engineer make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$116,705 / yrTotal Pay
$99,953 / yrBase Pay
$16,751 / yrAdditional Pay

$116,705

 / yr
$22K$659K
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The estimated total pay for a Bioinformatics Engineer is $116,705 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $99,953 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $16,751 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role. The typical Bioinformatics Engineer salary is $99,953. Salaries can range from $22,469 - $659,094. When factoring in additional pay and benefits, Bioinformatics Engineer in United States can expect their total pay value to be on average $116,705.

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What are some related job titles for Bioinformatics Engineer?

Some related job titles are Bioinformatician Salaries with median pay of $120,346, Bioinformatics Analyst Salaries with median pay of $100,432, Bioinformatics Intern Salaries with median pay of $72,459, Bioinformatics Programmer Salaries with median pay of $109,808.

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J Craig Venter Institute
3.0

J Craig Venter Institute

Bioinformatics Engineer

$71,185

 /yr
Range: $61K - $83K

$61K

$83K

$61,477 - $83,430 Range

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Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
4.0

$103,889

 /yr
Range: $80K - $174K

$80K

$174K

$80,000 - $174,326 Range

Illumina
4.2

Illumina

Bioinformatics Engineer

$107,149

 /yr
Range: $85K - $125K

$85K

$125K

$85,000 - $124,758 Range

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
3.8

$90,521

 /yr
Range: $82K - $144K

$82K

$144K

$81,613 - $144,448 Range

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
4.0

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Bioinformatics Engineer

$81,958

 /yr
Range: $66K - $140K

$66K

$140K

$65,841 - $140,220 Range

Invitae
3.8

Invitae

Bioinformatics Engineer

$129,833

 /yr
Range: $120K - $204K

$120K

$204K

$120,000 - $203,670 Range

Affymetrix
3.7

Affymetrix

Bioinformatics Engineer

$135,784

 /yr
Range: $112K - $141K

$112K

$141K

$112,229 - $140,612 Range

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GeneDx
3.4

GeneDx

Bioinformatics Engineer

$88,865

 /yr
Range: $73K - $91K

$73K

$91K

$73,321 - $90,976 Range

Personalis
3.8

Personalis

Bioinformatics Engineer

$132,452

 /yr
Range: $124K - $142K

$124K

$142K

$124,007 - $141,615 Range

General Dynamics Information Technology
3.9

$88,634

 /yr
Range: $78K - $89K

$78K

$89K

$78,243 - $89,051 Range

Freenome
3.9

Freenome

Bioinformatics Engineer

$150K

$162K

$149,749 - $162,228 Range

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
4.1

$96K

$120K

$96,026 - $119,684 Range

General Dynamics Information Technology
3.9

General Dynamics Information Technology

Bioinformatics Engineer - Hourly Intern

$27

$30

$27 - $30 Range

Genomic Health
4.0

Genomic Health

Bioinformatics Engineer - Hourly

$37

$64

$37 - $64 Range

Sema4
3.7

Sema4

Bioinformatics Engineer
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$73K -$141K

$73K

$141K

$72,874 - $141,361 Range

Thermo Fisher Scientific
3.8

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Bioinformatics Engineer - Hourly Contractor

$57

$105

$57 - $105 Range

Veracyte
3.8

Veracyte

Bioinformatics Engineer

$103K

$117K

$102,898 - $116,572 Range

Sage Bionetworks
4.6

Sage Bionetworks

Bioinformatics Engineer

$107K

$128K

$106,535 - $128,416 Range

Zymergen
3.2

Zymergen

Bioinformatics Engineer

$115K

$164K

$115,065 - $164,174 Range

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
4.6

$98K

$114K

$97,704 - $113,608 Range

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$125,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$12,500/yr

8 days ago by a Bioinformatics Scientist with 1 to 3 years of experience

$60,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Bioinformatics Specialist with 1 to 3 years of experience

$82,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Bioinformatician with 4 to 6 years of experience

$120,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Bioinformatics Engineer with 1 to 3 years of experience

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$76,500

/yrAvg Base Salary

11 days ago by a Bioinformatics Analyst with 4 to 6 years of experience

$30

/hrAvg Base Salary

11 days ago by a Bioinformatician with 1 to 3 years of experience

$120,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

11 days ago by a Bioinformatician with 4 to 6 years of experience

$13

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12 days ago by a Bioinformatician with 1 to 3 years of experience

$100,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

13 days ago by a Bioinformatician with 1 to 3 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Bioinformatics Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a Bioinformatics Engineer is $96,141 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Bioinformatics Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 94 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Bioinformatics Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Bioinformatics Engineer in United States is $139,299 per year.

The lowest salary for a Bioinformatics Engineer in United States is $66,355 per year.

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