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Research and study how traits are inherited from one generation to the next.

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Median wages for the broader occupation, Biological Scientists, All Other, are $35.77 / hour.


On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Research diseases or parasites.
  • Research genetic characteristics or expression.
  • Analyze biological samples.
  • Interpret research or operational data.
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Job Title Examples:

Clinical Geneticist
Genetic Scientist
Research Geneticist

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