9. Clinical Genomic Scientist

types of scientistsJob Description:
These types of scientists conduct tests on patients’ DNA to identify any abnormalities to see whether patients or their children could be at risk for disease.
STEM Type: Explorer
Median Salary: $92,000
Education Required: A Ph.D. in genetics, biology, or molecular biology is required.
Recommended High School Classes: High school students interested in this profession should study chemistry, biology, and physics.