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There are many different careers that come under the category of gene therapy, but broadly speaking, gene therapy is a method of treating those affected by genetic disorders. Rather than trying to simply treat the symptoms of the illness, gene therapists are developing technologies that actually alter the DNA of the patient.

If you want to find out more about the gene therapy industry, check out the link below.

What Is Gene Therapy?

Working as a gene therapist can be a very rewarding career path - after all, you're working to improve people's lives. But it's also financially rewarding, and if this is an avenue you wish to explore, you might be curious about how much money you can expect to make as a gene therapist.

So how much do gene therapists earn?

As with just about any profession, the salary of a gene therapist is dependent on their qualifications and experience. Note also that a wide variety of careers fall under the umbrella of gene therapy, each with different requirements and salaries.

Overall, people working in the UK gene therapy industry have an average salary of £40,000 to £50,000. Those with limited previous experience can expect a salary more in the ranges of £20,000 to £30,000 per annum, although this will steadily rise as you gain experience.

Some highly specialised gene therapy professionals whose jobs require extensive training and experience - such as department heads - can earn over £100,000 a year!

 

More information about gene therapy

Gene therapy is a fascinating industry; the sciences they work with are revolutionary and truly life-changing. If you’d like to find out a bit more about the gene therapy industry and what they do, check out the link below.

Cell & Gene Therapy

In conclusion, gene therapists' earnings vary widely depending on personal experience and qualifications. In any case, it's impossible to deny that gene therapy is a highly lucrative career opportunity, especially if you're dedicated and stick with it long enough to become an experienced gene therapy specialist.

We hope this blog has been of interest to you, and that you've learnt some new information about the average salary expectations within the UK's gene therapy industry.

If you're interested in pursuing a career in this sectory, or if you're already employed in the gene therapy industry and are looking for a new career opportunity, click the link below to browse the latest gene therapy jobs from Hyper Recruitment Solutions.

Gene Therapy Careers

If you have any further questions about the gene therapy industry or what careers are available, reach out and contact us today. Our five-star recruitment team will do everything they can to help you out and get you on track to achieve the career of your dreams.

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