Find Schools

Study Area & Zipcode

Genetic Counselors in Arizona

Find Schools Near

Genetic Counselors in Arizona

Is Arizona a good place for you to work as a Genetic Counselor?

50.0% Jobs Projection
$79,340 Median Salary
10 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Genetic Counselors in Arizona are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Genetic Counselors in Arizona is growing faster than average.

  • Genetic Counselors in Arizona earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Genetic Counselors Work in Arizona?

In Arizona, there were 50 people working as Genetic Counselors in the year 2018.

There were 60 Genetic Counselors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 60 Genetic Counselors working in it, which means Arizona has fewer Genetic Counselors than average.


Job Projections for Arizona

Jobs for Genetic Counselors in this state are growing at a rate of 50.0% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 29.0%.


Arizona Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 10 annual job openings, and 90 total jobs in 2026 for Genetic Counselors in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 300 annual jobs and 4,000 total jobs in 2026.

What do Genetic Counselors Make in Arizona?

In 2018 wages for Genetic Counselors ranged from $65,580 to $100,270 with $79,340 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $31.53 to $48.21. The median hourly rate was $38.14.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $37.32 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.82.

The median salary in Arizona is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Arizona Metros for Genetic Counselors

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Genetic Counselors.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 40 $79,570

Top States for Genetic Counselors Employment

The table below shows the states where most Genetic Counselors work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 490 $93,410
Massachusetts 170 $83,260
New York 160 $86,170
Ohio 130 $76,410
Pennsylvania 130 $74,780
North Carolina 120 $72,030
Texas 100 $95,020
Virginia 90 $0
Michigan 90 $72,150
New Jersey 80 $83,410
Washington 70 $83,350
Wisconsin 60 $84,570
District of Columbia 50 $79,340
Illinois 50 $79,490
Arizona 50 $79,340
Missouri 40 $71,530
Maryland 40 $63,400
Tennessee 40 $74,870
Indiana 40 $73,410
Colorado 40 $81,720

Below are the states where Genetic Counselors get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Texas $95,020
California $93,410
Nevada $92,600
Georgia $86,230
New York $86,170
Wisconsin $84,570
New Jersey $83,410
Washington $83,350
Massachusetts $83,260
Colorado $81,720

Discover similar careers:

Occupation AZ Employment Total

What Major Will Prepare You For a Genetic Counselor Career?


More about our data sources and methodologies.

Featured Schools

Find Schools Near You

Our free school finder matches students with accredited colleges across the U.S.