Genetic Engineer Salary in the United States

How much does a Genetic Engineer make in the United States? The average Genetic Engineer salary in the United States is $82,379 as of July 30, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $68,589 and $92,862. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

What is a Genetic Engineer?

Genetic engineering, also called genetic modification or genetic manipulation, is the direct manipulation of an organism's genes using biotechnology. It is a set of technologies used to change the genetic makeup of cells, including the transfer of genes within and across species boundaries to produce improved or novel organisms. New DNA is obtained by either isolating and copying the genetic material of interest using recombinant DNA methods or by artificially synthesising the DNA. A construct is usually created and used to insert this DNA into the host organism. The first recombinant DNA mole...

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Job Openings for Genetic Engineer
Cobham - Prescott , Arizona
The Software Engineer designs and implements real-time embedded software for Cobham Avionics ... genetic information. Cobham will refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against ...
Cobham - 10 days ago
Cobham - Prescott , Arizona
Design for test interaction with engineering, writing test requirements and test requirement ... genetic information. Cobham will refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against ...
Cobham - 10 days ago
L3Harris Technologies - Rochester , NY
Lead, E lectrical Engineer (Sensors) Job Code: SIS20190305-31188 Job Location: Rochester, NY Job ... genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal ...
Harris Corporation - 6 days ago
L3Harris Technologies - Melbourne , FL
Job Title: Chief Systems Engineer Location: Melbourne, FL Req ID: ES20192606-31855 Company ... genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal ...
Harris Corporation - 6 days ago
SYSTRON DONNER INERTIAL DIVISION of EMCORE -
The FPGA DO-254 Design engineer will be responsible for FGPA design and simulation and supporting ... genetic information, disability, or any other category protected by applicable state or federal law.
LinkedIn - 4 days ago
Aerotek - Davenport , Iowa
The electrical engineer has a variety of responsibilities, including: * Coordinate all phases of ... genetic information or any characteristic protected by law. If you would like to request a ...
Aerotek Corporate - 1 day ago