Genetic Counselors in New Jersey
Considering a career as a Genetic Counselor in New Jersey?
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 New Jersey, there were 80 people working as Genetic Counselors in the year 2018.
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 10 annual job openings, and a total of 100 jobs for New Jersey Genetic Counselors in 2026.
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.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $39.58 an hour.
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
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||NJ Employment Total|
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- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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