Genetic Counselors in Colorado
Get the information you need to know about working as a Genetic Counselor.
You’re in luck! Jobs for Genetic Counselors in Colorado are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Genetic Counselors in Colorado is growing faster than average.
Genetic Counselors in Colorado earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Genetic Counselors Work in Colorado?
In 2018, there were 40 Genetic Counselors working in the state.
There were 30 Genetic Counselors employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 60 Genetic Counselors working in it, which means Colorado has fewer Genetic Counselors than average.
Job Projections for Colorado
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%.
Colorado Annual Job Openings
The BLS is projecting 10 annual Genetic Counselors job openings in Colorado, and 90 total jobs in the year 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 300 annual jobs and 4,000 total jobs in 2026.
What do Genetic Counselors Make in Colorado?
In 2018 wages for Genetic Counselors ranged from $59,810 to $103,710 with $81,720 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $28.75 to $49.86. The median hourly rate was $39.29.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $36.87 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate grew by $2.42.
The median salary in Colorado is higher than the nationwide 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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- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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