The average salary for a genetic counselor in the United States is around $80,370 per year.
This is 21% above the national average. Updated in 2018.
Genetic counselors earn an average yearly salary of $80,370. Wages typically start from $52,750 and go up to $107,450.
Genetic counselor earnings by seniority
Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.
Genetic counselor salary by state
|State Name||Average Salary|
|District of Columbia||$79,340|
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Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)