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
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 clinical psychologists but more than orthotists and prosthetists.

Career Median Salary
Clinical psychologist salary $77K
Counseling psychologist salary $77K
Marriage therapist salary $49K
Audiologist salary $76K
Health services manager salary $71K
Genetic counselor salary $80K
Nuclear medicine technologist salary $77K
Clinical nurse specialist salary $72K
Acute care nurse practitioner salary $72K
Orthotist and prosthetist salary $69K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)