Genetic Counselors in North Carolina
Is North Carolina a good place for you to work as a Genetic Counselor?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Genetic Counselors in North Carolina are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Genetic Counselors in North Carolina is growing faster than average.
Genetic Counselors in North Carolina earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Genetic Counselors Work in North Carolina?
In North Carolina, there were 120 people working as Genetic Counselors in the year 2018.
There were 90 Genetic Counselors employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 30 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 60 Genetic Counselors working in it, which means North Carolina has more Genetic Counselors than average.
Job Projections for North Carolina
Jobs for Genetic Counselors in this state are growing at a rate of 33.3% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 29.0%.
North Carolina Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates there will be 10 annual job openings, and 120 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 North Carolina?
In 2018 wages for Genetic Counselors ranged from $55,280 to $91,290 with $72,030 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $26.58 to $43.89. The median hourly rate was $34.63.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $31.37 an hour.
The hourly rate grew by $3.26.
The median salary in North Carolina is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top North Carolina 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|
|Durham-Chapel Hill, NC||40||$72,530|
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||NC 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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