Genetic Counselors in Massachusetts
Considering a career as a Genetic Counselor in Massachusetts?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Genetic Counselors in Massachusetts are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Genetic Counselors in Massachusetts is growing faster than average.
Genetic Counselors in Massachusetts earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Genetic Counselors Work in Massachusetts?
There were approximately 170 workers employed as Genetic Counselors in this state in 2018.
There were 170 Genetic Counselors employed in this state in 2017.
The amount of jobs between 2017 and 2018 is holding steady.
The typical state has 60 Genetic Counselors working in it, which means Massachusetts has more Genetic Counselors than average.
Job Projections for Massachusetts
Jobs for Genetic Counselors in this state are growing at a rate of 21.1% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 29.0%.
Massachusetts Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates 20 annual job openings, and a total of 230 jobs for Massachusetts Genetic Counselors in 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 300 annual jobs and 4,000 total jobs in 2026.
What do Genetic Counselors Make in Massachusetts?
In 2018 wages for Genetic Counselors ranged from $64,680 to $103,600 with $83,260 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $31.1 to $49.81. The median hourly rate was $40.03.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $37.44 an hour.
The hourly rate grew by $2.59.
The median salary in Massachusetts is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Massachusetts 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
The table below shows the states 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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