Career Outlook for Genetic Counselors

Also known as:  AIDS Counselor, Anger Control Counselor, Grief Counselor, HIV Counselor, Sexual Assault Counselor
The overall job outlook for Genetic Counselor careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 28.08 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 4.68 percent per year. Demand for Genetic Counselors is expected to go up, with an expected 9,660 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 4.29 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Genetic Counselors in the following states
Texas 5,690
California 3,190
Florida 2,740
Illinois 1,830
New Jersey 1,470
New York 1,390
Kansas 1,200
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Genetic Counselors
Delaware 40
Alabama 50
Maine 60
Indiana 60
Missouri 60
North Dakota 80
Hawaii 80