1. Bioinformatics is a financially rewarding discipline. For example, the average salary for Bioinformatics Scientists in NJ is $93,000 per year as of Jan. 2013, which is significantly higher than that of Physical Scientists in NJ of $74,000
2. Average Bioinformatics Scientist salary in New Jersey is 6% higher than that of nationwide.
3. Bioinformatics program prepares students to obtain diverse employment opportunities in the industry and academia. Students with bioinformatics training have several options for careers in different industries with different job titles: bioinformatics programmer, database developer and administrator, biomedical project manager, biostatistician, research scientist, technical assistant, and so on.
4. Bioinformatics job opportunities can be found at: