Genetic Counselors in Georgia
Want to work in Georgia as a Genetic Counselor? Read this first!
You’re in luck! Jobs for Genetic Counselors in Georgia are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Genetic Counselors in Georgia is growing faster than average.
Genetic Counselors in Georgia earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Genetic Counselors Work in Georgia?
30 people worked as Genetic Counselors in 2018 in this state.
The typical state has 60 Genetic Counselors working in it, which means Georgia has fewer Genetic Counselors than average.
Job Projections for Georgia
Jobs for Genetic Counselors in this state are growing at a rate of 25.0% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 29.0%.
Georgia Annual Job Openings
The BLS is projecting 10 annual Genetic Counselors job openings in Georgia, and 100 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 Georgia?
In 2018 wages for Genetic Counselors ranged from $59,550 to $102,410 with $86,230 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $28.63 to $49.24. The median hourly rate was $41.46.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $38.5 an hour.
The hourly rate grew by $2.96.
The median salary in Georgia 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|
Related Careers in GA
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|Occupation||GA Employment Total|
|Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers||860|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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