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Genetic Counselor Salary

A Genetic Counselor earns an average salary of $60,368 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
$49,027 - $80,570
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $60,367
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$20.27 - $44.97
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MEDIAN: $30
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$49,027 - $80,570  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,072  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$49,082 - $84,591  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 145
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$20.27 - $44.97  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,072  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$49,082 - $84,591  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 21
United States (change)

Job Description for Genetic Counselor

  • Collaborate with other staff members to perform clinical assessments and develop treatment plans.
  • Collect information about clients through interviews, observation, and tests.
  • Evaluate clients' genetic probabilities based on review of client information.
  • Prepare and maintain all required treatment records and reports.
  • Set-up, track and review laboratory test results.

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Pay by Experience Level for Genetic Counselor

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Genetic Counselor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 40%

Experienced
up arrow 24%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$61,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 6%