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Genetic Counselors in Maryland

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$63,400 Median Salary
  • Genetic Counselors in Maryland earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Genetic Counselors Work in Maryland?

There were approximately 40 workers employed as Genetic Counselors in this state in 2018.

There were 50 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 Maryland has fewer Genetic Counselors than average.


What do Genetic Counselors Make in Maryland?

In 2018 wages for Genetic Counselors ranged from $54,220 to $93,400 with $63,400 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $26.07 to $44.9. The median hourly rate was $30.48.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $29.05 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $1.43.

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


Top Maryland 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
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 60 $75,330
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 30 $61,820

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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