Genetic Counselors in New Jersey
Want to work in New Jersey as a Genetic Counselor? Read this first!
You’re in luck! Jobs for Genetic Counselors in New Jersey are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Genetic Counselors in New Jersey is growing faster than average.
Genetic Counselors in New Jersey earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Genetic Counselors Work in New Jersey?
In 2018, there were 80 Genetic Counselors working in the state.
There were 70 Genetic Counselors employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 60 Genetic Counselors working in it, which means New Jersey has more Genetic Counselors than average.
Job Projections for New Jersey
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%.
New Jersey Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates there will be 10 annual job openings, and 100 total jobs in 2026 for Genetic Counselors in this state.
Nationwide, the prediction is 300 annual jobs and 4,000 total jobs in 2026.
What do Genetic Counselors Make in New Jersey?
In 2018 wages for Genetic Counselors ranged from $67,340 to $109,260 with $83,410 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $32.37 to $52.53. The median hourly rate was $40.1.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $39.58 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate grew by $0.52.
The median salary in New Jersey is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top New Jersey 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|
|New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA||180||$86,950|
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|
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- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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