Learn about the types of people who become genetic counselors. This page goes into detail about the employment, gender, and ethnic ratios of the workplace.


Gender Mix By Career Interest, 2024

This graph shows the distribution of females and males that are interested in becoming a genetic counselor. Four or five star ratings on CareerExplorer indicate interest.

More women than men are interested in becoming genetic counselors at a ratio of 1.09 to 1.