Genetic Counselors in Minnesota
Get the information you need to know about working as a Genetic Counselor.
You’re in luck! Jobs for Genetic Counselors in Minnesota are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Genetic Counselors in Minnesota is growing faster than average.
Genetic Counselors in Minnesota earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Genetic Counselors Work in Minnesota?
There were 110 Genetic Counselors employed in this state in 2017.
Job Projections for Minnesota
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%.
Minnesota Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates 10 annual job openings, and a total of 100 jobs for Minnesota Genetic Counselors in 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 300 annual jobs and 4,000 total jobs in 2026.
What do Genetic Counselors Make in Minnesota?
In 2018 wages for Genetic Counselors ranged from $67,240 to $96,610 with $77,040 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $32.33 to $46.45. The median hourly rate was $37.04.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $36.5 an hour.
The hourly rate grew by $0.54.
The median salary in Minnesota is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Minnesota 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|
|Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI||60||$77,460|
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 MN
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|Occupation||MN Employment Total|
|Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers||820|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
More about our data sources and methodologies.