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Best States For A Genetic Counselor

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We decided to bring you a list of the best states for jobs for Genetic Counselors, considering how big the profession is in the United States.

Genetic Counselor positions are available in every area, but not all places are the same -- they do not offer the same wages, benefits, time off, etc.

We wanted to look at where Genetic Counselors have it the best -- where there are plenty of jobs to go around and people get paid what they deserve during every phase of their career.

In order to get you the best states for Genetic Counselors, we looked at our data on jobs and wages -- specifically the average annual wage and the number of available jobs per capita.

We found that the Northeast is best for Genetic Counselors, and the Midwest is the worst.

San Francisco, CA is the best city in the country for Genetic Counselor jobs, where as Colorado is the best state in the country.

The 10 Best States In America For Genetic Counselors in 2020

  1. Colorado
  2. South Dakota
  3. Wyoming
  4. Maine
  5. Tennessee
  6. North Dakota
  7. Minnesota
  8. Kansas
  9. California
  10. Arkansas
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  • (4 jobs)
  • (33 jobs)
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  • (27 jobs)
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  • (219 jobs)
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How did we determine the ranking?

We analyzed our most recent data, particularly the employment statistics, and ranked all 50 states from best to worst for Genetic Counselors.

We also have the current list of job openings for Genetic Counselors available below.

Below is the list of best cities for Genetic Counselor jobs ranked from 1 to 50.

If you're interested, you can read more about the job scene here:

The 10 Best States For Genetic Counselors In 2020

1. Colorado

Total Genetic Counselor Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
35 $120,337 $77,000 $186,000 1.61
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Genetic Counselor Jobs in Colorado

2. South Dakota

Total Genetic Counselor Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
2 $121,764 $79,000 $185,000 0.9
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Genetic Counselor Jobs in South Dakota

3. Wyoming

Total Genetic Counselor Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
2 $114,419 $71,000 $182,000 1.24
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Genetic Counselor Jobs in Wyoming

4. Maine

Total Genetic Counselor Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
4 $114,352 $71,000 $182,000 1.08
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Genetic Counselor Jobs in Maine

5. Tennessee

Total Genetic Counselor Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
33 $105,430 $59,000 $186,000 1.96
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Genetic Counselor Jobs in Tennessee

6. North Dakota

Total Genetic Counselor Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1 $127,714 $81,000 $200,000 0.37
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Genetic Counselor Jobs in North Dakota

7. Minnesota

Total Genetic Counselor Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
27 $114,566 $73,000 $177,000 1.27
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Genetic Counselor Jobs in Minnesota

8. Kansas

Total Genetic Counselor Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
9 $109,059 $69,000 $171,000 1.05
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Genetic Counselor Jobs in Kansas

9. California

Total Genetic Counselor Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
219 $110,799 $63,000 $192,000 1.82
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Genetic Counselor Jobs in California

10. Arkansas

Total Genetic Counselor Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
3 $108,154 $63,000 $184,000 0.46
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Genetic Counselor Jobs in Arkansas

How We Determined The Best States To Be A Genetic Counselor

You can read about how the best state rankings are calculated here.

Detailed List Of The Best States For A Genetic Counselor

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