How much does a Genetics Counselor make? The median annual Genetics Counselor salary is $70,633, as of March 01, 2018, with a range usually between $63,770-$78,599, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Genetics Counselor in the United States.
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Genetics Counselor in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Genetics Counselor in the United States is $70,633, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Genetics Counselor in the United States are expected to make less than $70,633.
Source: HR Reported data as of March 01, 2018
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Genetics Counselor that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Genetics Counselor are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of March 2018
Provides genetic counseling and education to individuals and families at risk for hereditary disorders. Obtains and analyzes family medical history to identify patients at risk for specific disorders or syndromes. Recommends genetic testing as warranted and counsels patients on test results, treatment and alternative coping methods. May provide crisis intervention as needed. Requires a master's degree of Genetic Counseling . Typically reports to a manager or director. Requires board certification from the American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) or American Board of Medical Genetics (ABMG). Typically requires a state license to practice. View full job description