Genetic Counselors in Arizona
Considering a career as a Genetic Counselor in Arizona?
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?
50 people worked as Genetic Counselors in 2018 in this state.
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 10 annual job openings, and a total of 90 jobs for Arizona Genetic Counselors in 2026.
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.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $37.32 an hour in 2017.
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|
Top States for Genetic Counselors Employment
View the list below to see where most Genetic Counselors work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||50||$79,340|
Below are the states where Genetic Counselors get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
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|Occupation||AZ Employment Total|
|Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers||660|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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