Salary for Genetic Counselors
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SEE MORE SALARIES FORGenetic counselors use family and personal medical histories and laboratory tests to determine an individual's risk of having inherited a genetic condition. They may suggest treatment plans for genetic conditions that have already been diagnosed, or inform patients about the consequences of and treatment options for inheritable conditions. These professionals often work in collaboration with an individual's physicians, and provide detailed written reports of genetic counseling sessions. A Master's degree is mandatory in this field.
A Genetic Counselor will normally get an average wage ranging between $66,930 - $126,350 depending on education and tenure levels. will normally receive average salaries of eigthy-nine thousand seven hundred and ten dollars yearly.
receive the highest compensation in California, where they receive compensation, on average, of close to about $119,880. Employees in this career have the most lucrative average salary level in Health Care and Social Assistance, which has an average salary rate of $91,060.
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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 29.28 percent nationwide in that time.
Genetic Counselors tend to make the most in the following industries:
In general, they earn less within the industries below: