Potential for much more if you're good and/or work really hard... Even at its most basic though, I'm pretty sure it's still more profitable than breaking into someone's house and stealing a couple of iPads. (plus there's less chance of going to jail)
You all think I'm joking? Well, take a look at this: Scientists extract DNA of first-ever bubonic plague Genetic research on a centuries old plague that killed a significant percentage of the population... But hey, I'm sure theyll be really careful.