Genetic Counselors in Missouri
Want to work in Missouri as a Genetic Counselor? Read this first!
You’re in luck! Jobs for Genetic Counselors in Missouri are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Genetic Counselors in Missouri is growing faster than average.
Genetic Counselors in Missouri earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Genetic Counselors Work in Missouri?
In 2018, there were 40 Genetic Counselors working in the state.
There were 40 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 Missouri has fewer Genetic Counselors than average.
Job Projections for Missouri
Jobs for Genetic Counselors in this state are growing at a rate of 20.0% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 29.0%.
Missouri Annual Job Openings
The BLS is projecting 0 annual Genetic Counselors job openings in Missouri, and 60 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 Missouri?
In 2018 wages for Genetic Counselors ranged from $55,190 to $96,240 with $71,530 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $26.53 to $46.27. The median hourly rate was $34.39.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $32.43 an hour.
The hourly rate grew by $1.96.
The median salary in Missouri is higher than the nationwide 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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|Occupation||MO Employment Total|
|Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers||600|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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