Bioinformatics Scientists

5.6/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
6%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
3.7%
by 2030
WAGES
$85,290
or $41.00 hourly
VOLUME
41,680
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 6% (Totally Safe)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Bioinformatics Scientists' job openings is expected to rise 3.7% by 2030
'Bioinformatics Scientists' is expected to be a slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Bioinformatics Scientists' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Bioinformatics Scientists' was $85,290, or $41.00 hourly
'Bioinformatics Scientists' are paid 103.3% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 41,680 people employed as Bioinformatics Scientists.
This represents around 0.03% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Conduct research using bioinformatics theory and methods in areas such as pharmaceuticals, medical technology, biotechnology, computational biology, proteomics, computer information science, biology and medical informatics. May design databases and develop algorithms for processing and analyzing genomic information, or other biological information.

SOC Code: 19-1029.01

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