Report Provides Valuable Industry Salary Information for Medical Genetics Professionals

New for 2021: data on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on salaries and benefits

BETHESDA, Md., Aug 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) is pleased to announce that the ACMG Salary Survey Report 2021 is now available. This biennial publication from ACMG has been an essential source of information on industry salaries for more than a decade. The report includes the findings of the web-based salary survey conducted in Fall 2021. The survey asked American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ABMGG) and Molecular Genetic Pathology (MGP)-certified MD, DO, and PhD ACMG members to practice in the United States. The report also includes comparisons, where appropriate, with data from the 2019 Salary Survey.

As in previous years, the 2021 survey collected targeted demographic information about respondents, information about salary increases and decreases in the current and previous fiscal year, and data about salary as a function of relative units of value (RVUs) generated as a medical geneticist. The report includes analysis that stratifies the salaries of those who work in high-cost areas with those in other areas and an analysis of salaries as a function of time spent performing various responsibilities, such as laboratory direction, direct patient care, administration, research and education . New in the 2021 report is data on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the salaries and benefits of medical geneticists.

ACMG is pleased to provide the 2021 Salary Survey Report FREE to ACMG members as a valuable member benefit. The report is also available for purchase by non-members at a cost of $400 in the publication section of the ACMG store.

ACMG would like to thank everyone who participated in the 2021 survey and welcome suggestions for future surveys. ACMG also thanks the members of the 2021 ACMG Salary Survey Working Group, including: Kathy Kaiser RogersPhD, FACMG; Melissa CrenshawMD, FACMG; Jinbo Fan, PhD, FACMG; Kimihio Oishi, MD, FACMG; Zohra ShadicMD, FACMG; Lina ShaoPhD, FACMG; Tatiana YuzyukPhD, FACMG, as well as Michelle McClurePhD (ACMG Professional Staff Liaison).

About the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) and the ACMG Foundation

Founded in 1991, the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) is a leading authority on medical genetics and genomics and the only nationally recognized medical professional organization dedicated solely to improving health through medical genetics and genomics. The ACMG is the only medical specialty in the US that represents the full spectrum of medical genetics disciplines in one organization. The ACMG provides education, resources and a voice to more than 2,500 clinical and laboratory geneticists, genetic counselors and other health care professionals. ACMG’s mission is to improve health through clinical and laboratory practices of medical genetics, as well as through advocacy, education, and clinical research, and to guide the safe and effective integration of genetics and genomics across medicine and healthcare. , resulting in improved personal and public health. Genetics in Medicine is the official journal of ACMG. the ACMG website,, provides resources including policy statements, practice guidelines, and educational programs. The ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine is committed to driving ACMG education and public health programs through charitable donations from corporations, foundations, and individuals.

Barry Eisenberg
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SOURCE American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics

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