How much does a Bioinformatics Scientist make?

Updated Jul 29, 2021

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$105,703 /yr
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348 salaries

$75K

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$106K

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$150K

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The national average salary for Bioinformatics Scientist is $105,703 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Bioinformatics Scientist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 348 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Bioinformatics Scientist employees.

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Illumina
4.1

Illumina

Bioinformatics Scientist

$128,583

 /yr
Range: $110K - $141K
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$110K

$141K

$110,174 - $141,151 Range

Thermo Fisher Scientific
3.8

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Bioinformatics Scientist

$122,223

 /yr
Range: $76K - $269K

$76K

$269K

$76,390 - $269,261 Range

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
3.8

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Bioinformatics Scientist

$101,651

 /yr
Range: $89K - $117K

$89K

$117K

$89,367 - $116,703 Range

Monsanto Company
3.8

Monsanto Company

Bioinformatics Scientist

$114,013

 /yr
Range: $83K - $138K

$83K

$138K

$83,369 - $137,599 Range

Ancestry
3.6

Ancestry

Bioinformatics Scientist

$133,273

 /yr
Range: $133K - $160K

$133K

$160K

$133,273 - $159,610 Range

Regeneron
3.9

Regeneron

Bioinformatics Scientist

$138,621

 /yr
Range: $126K - $140K

$126K

$140K

$126,434 - $140,000 Range

Institute for Systems Biology
4

Institute for Systems Biology

Bioinformatics Scientist

$72,490

 /yr
Range: $65K - $81K

$65K

$81K

$65,268 - $80,646 Range

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Genentech
4.2

Genentech

Bioinformatics Scientist

$168,225

 /yr
Range: $102K - $175K

$102K

$175K

$102,371 - $174,983 Range

Human Longevity
2.4

Human Longevity

Bioinformatics Scientist

$122,884

 /yr
Range: $106K - $160K

$106K

$160K

$105,781 - $160,135 Range

SynapDx

SynapDx

Bioinformatics Scientist - Hourly

$57

 /hr
Range: $57 - $57

$57

$57

$57 - $57 Range

NYGC
3.7

NYGC

Bioinformatics Scientist

$139,981

 /yr
Range: $128K - $144K

$128K

$144K

$128,000 - $143,753 Range

Roche
4.3

Roche

Bioinformatics Scientist

$115,966

 /yr
Range: $102K - $148K

$102K

$148K

$102,211 - $148,107 Range

SRA International
3.8

SRA International

Bioinformatics Scientist

$116,647

 /yr
Range: $81K - $124K

$81K

$124K

$80,865 - $124,278 Range

Guardant Health
3.9

Guardant Health

Bioinformatics Scientist

$146,554

 /yr
Range: $137K - $261K

$137K

$261K

$136,970 - $260,557 Range

Veracyte
3.7

Veracyte

Bioinformatics Scientist

$118,461

 /yr
Range: $113K - $147K

$113K

$147K

$112,987 - $147,393 Range

Seven Bridges
4.5

Seven Bridges

Bioinformatics Scientist

$93,119

 /yr
Range: $92K - $132K

$92K

$132K

$91,992 - $131,901 Range

Northrop Grumman
4

Northrop Grumman

Bioinformatics Scientist

$119,991

 /yr
Range: $106K - $121K

$106K

$121K

$105,688 - $121,231 Range

Amgen
4.1

Amgen

Bioinformatics Scientist

$133,814

 /yr
Range: $71K - $150K

$71K

$150K

$70,575 - $150,098 Range

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
4.5

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Bioinformatics Scientist

$101,547

 /yr
Range: $99K - $109K

$99K

$109K

$99,016 - $109,479 Range

Associated Regional and University Pathologists
4.1

Associated Regional and University Pathologists

Bioinformatics Scientist

$86,042

 /yr
Range: $71K - $107K

$71K

$107K

$71,119 - $106,810 Range

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The national average salary for a Bioinformatics Scientist is $105,703 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Bioinformatics Scientist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 348 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Bioinformatics Scientist employees.

The highest salary for a Bioinformatics Scientist in United States is $149,968 per year.

The lowest salary for a Bioinformatics Scientist in United States is $74,503 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

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

$103,000
per year
A Bioinformatics Scientist in the Memphis, TN Area area reported making $103,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Memphis, TN Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$21
hourly
A Bioinformatics in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $21 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Intern
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$107,000
per year
A Bioinformatics Engineer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $107,000 per year
Additional Pay
$10k cash bonus
$15k stock bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Public
$30
hourly
A Bioinformatics Scientist in the Richmond, VA Area area reported making $30 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Richmond, VA Area area
Contract
 
501 to 1000 employees
Government
$123,800
per year
A Bioinformatics Engineer in the Boulder, CO Area area reported making $123,800 per year
Additional Pay
$15k stock bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Boulder, CO Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$90,000
per year
A Bioinformatician in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $90,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
$80,000
per year
A Bioinformatics Scientist in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area reported making $80,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$120,000
per year
A Bioinformatics Scientist in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $120,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Diego, CA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Public
$55,000
per year
A Bioinformatics Analyst in the St. Louis, MO Area area reported making $55,000 per year
Job Highlights
St. Louis, MO Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University