Genetic counselor earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Genetic counselor salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Massachusetts $99,030
Washington $98,650
Colorado $98,030
Texas $97,490
District of Columbia $95,870
Nevada $92,600
New Jersey $88,310
Ohio $80,080
Wisconsin $80,020
Minnesota $79,810
Pennsylvania $79,810
Arizona $79,340
Utah $79,310
Illinois $78,920
Missouri $78,670
South Carolina $78,430
Indiana $78,270
Virginia $78,260
Florida $77,780
North Carolina $77,450
Michigan $75,810
Tennessee $63,630
Maryland $63,400
Alabama $35,180
Georgia $31,410
California $116,550
Connecticut $100,870
New York $100,870
Oregon $100,060

How do genetic counselor salaries compare to similar careers?

Genetic counselors earn 18% more than similar careers in the United States. On average, they make less than geneticists but more than marriage and family therapists.

Career Median Salary
Geneticist salary $83K
Genetic counselor salary $80K
Nurse educator salary $77K
School counselor salary $61K
Counselor salary $55K
Marriage and family therapist salary $50K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)