Genetic counselor earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Genetic counselor salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Nevada $92,600
Texas $95,020
California $93,410
Colorado $81,720
New York $86,170
New Jersey $83,410
Utah $79,310
Washington $83,350
Illinois $79,490
Massachusetts $83,260
Georgia $86,230
Wisconsin $84,570
South Carolina $78,430
Oregon $79,250
Arizona $79,340
District of Columbia $79,340
Minnesota $77,040
Ohio $76,410
Tennessee $74,870
Indiana $73,410
Pennsylvania $74,780
Missouri $71,530
Michigan $72,150
North Carolina $72,030
Maryland $63,400
Florida $38,450
Alabama $35,180

How do genetic counselor salaries compare to similar careers?

Genetic counselors earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than psychologists but more than acute care nurse practitioners.

Career Median Salary
Psychologist salary $56K
Counseling psychologist salary $77K
Clinical psychologist salary $77K
Audiologist salary $76K
Nurse educator salary $73K
Genetic counselor salary $80K
Speech language pathologist salary $78K
Nuclear medicine technologist salary $77K
Dental hygienist salary $75K
Acute care nurse practitioner salary $72K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)