$70,100
Avg. Salary
$34.84
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Genetic Counselor is $34.84 per hour.

The average pay for a Genetic Counselor is $70,100 per year.

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$28.96
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$44.33
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$0$91K
Salary $55,498 - $90,091
Bonus $0.00 - $5,034
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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$56,465 - $91,023
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 260
Hourly Data $0$44
Hourly Rate $28.96 - $44.33
Overtime $42.66
Annual Data $0$91K
Bonus $0.00 - $5,034
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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$56,465 - $91,023
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 32

Job Description for Genetic Counselor

A genetics counselor may provide a multitude of services in a number of different specialties in medicine. Their position may include working directly with adults, children, pregnant women and couples that wish to have children, among others. Areas covered by these counselors with adults include genetic diseases and diagnosis, counseling, and analysis of certain tumors; with children, they include congenital diseases such as cystic fibrosis. For pregnant women and couples trying to conceive, the genetic counselor's main goal is typically identifying possible genetic defects and inborn errors of mutation.

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Pay by Experience Level for Genetic Counselor

Pay by Experience for a Genetic Counselor has a positive trend. An entry-level Genetic Counselor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 110 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Genetic Counselor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 50 salaries. An experienced Genetic Counselor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 40 salaries. A Genetic Counselor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 10 salaries.

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Key Stats for Genetic Counselor

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.
Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Genetic Counselor Salaries

Experienced
▲15%

Late-Career
▲13%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$71,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Genetic Counselor Salaries

Clinical Research
▲20%

National Average
$71,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 6%