Genetic Counselors in Pennsylvania
Is Pennsylvania a good place for you to work as a Genetic Counselor?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Genetic Counselors in Pennsylvania are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Genetic Counselors in Pennsylvania is growing faster than average.
Genetic Counselors in Pennsylvania earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Genetic Counselors Work in Pennsylvania?
In 2018, there were 130 Genetic Counselors working in the state.
The typical state has 60 Genetic Counselors working in it, which means Pennsylvania has more Genetic Counselors than average.
Job Projections for Pennsylvania
Jobs for Genetic Counselors in this state are growing at a rate of 28.6% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 29.0%.
Pennsylvania Annual Job Openings
The BLS is projecting 10 annual Genetic Counselors job openings in Pennsylvania, and 90 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 Pennsylvania?
In 2018 wages for Genetic Counselors ranged from $39,620 to $99,870 with $74,780 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $19.05 to $48.01. The median hourly rate was $35.95.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $33.11 an hour.
The hourly rate grew by $2.84.
The median salary in Pennsylvania is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Pennsylvania 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|
Related Careers in PA
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|Occupation||PA Employment Total|
|Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers||1,170|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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