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Genetic Counselors in District of Columbia

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$79,340 Median Salary
  • Genetic Counselors in District of Columbia earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Genetic Counselors Work in District of Columbia?

50 people worked as Genetic Counselors in 2018 in this state.

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

Genetic Counselors in DC vs. the Average State

What do Genetic Counselors Make in District of Columbia?

In 2018 wages for Genetic Counselors ranged from $59,200 to $100,550 with $79,340 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $28.46 to $48.34. The median hourly rate was $38.14.

The median salary in District of Columbia is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Genetic Counselors Earnings: DC vs. National Average

Top District of Columbia 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
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 70 $84,690

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

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