Genetic Counselor

Genetic Counselor Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$78,000
$36,000
Min 10%
$78,000
Median 50%
$170,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Fulgent Genetics
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
North Dakota
Average Experience Level
4.4 years
How much does a genetic counselor make?
Genetic Counselors in the US make on average $78,956 annually or $37.96 hourly. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $170,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $36,000 per year. Health Care companies and Professional companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. North Dakota, South Dakota, Colorado, Vermont, and Nebraska have the highest paying Genetic Counselor jobs. The typical employment for a Genetic Counselor is 4.4 years.
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Average Genetic Counselor Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries a Genetic Counselor makes. Health Care companies and Professional companies have the most job opportunities for Genetic Counselors. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Genetic Counselors are Fulgent Genetics and Ascension Health. Companies like Kalispell Regional Healthcare and Lehigh Valley Hospital-Schuylkill also pay high salaries to their Genetic Counselors.

Average Genetic Counselor Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Genetic Counselor in the USA is $78,956 annually or $37.96 hourly. San Francisco, CA reports the highest annual salary for Genetic Counselors at 125,412. The average starting salary in San Francisco, CA for Genetic Counselors is $70,000. North Dakota, South Dakota, Colorado, Vermont, and Nebraska are the top 5 highest earning states for Genetic Counselors. South Carolina, New York, New Jersey, Arizona, and Oregon are the lowest earners.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
San Francisco, CA
$125,412
2
Minneapolis, MN
$114,862
3
Oklahoma City, OK
$109,100
4
Little Rock, AR
$108,880
5
Murray, UT
$107,936

Recently Added Genetic Counselor Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Mayo Clinic
Genetic Counselor
01/24/2020
$150,765
University of Virginia
Genetic Counselor
01/16/2020
$57,907
Novant Health
Genetic Counselor
01/16/2020
$80,579
Mayo Clinic
Genetic Counselor
01/08/2020
$150,765
University of Utah
Genetic Counselor
12/23/2019
$42,247
Mayo Clinic
Genetic Counselor
12/14/2019
$150,765
University of Iowa
Genetic Counselor
11/20/2019
$70,000
Legacy Health
Genetic Counselor
11/15/2019
$64,259
Unitypoint Health
Genetic Counselor
11/01/2019
$59,980
University of Utah
Genetic Counselor
10/28/2019
$59,168
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