Genetic Counselors in Wisconsin
Considering a career as a Genetic Counselor in Wisconsin?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Genetic Counselors in Wisconsin are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Genetic Counselors in Wisconsin is growing faster than average.
Genetic Counselors in Wisconsin earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Genetic Counselors Work in Wisconsin?
In Wisconsin, there were 60 people working as Genetic Counselors in the year 2018.
There were 60 Genetic Counselors employed in this state in 2017.
The amount of jobs between 2017 and 2018 is holding steady.
The amount of Genetic Counselors working in the state is similar to the average state.
Job Projections for Wisconsin
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%.
Wisconsin Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates 0 annual job openings, and a total of 50 jobs for Wisconsin Genetic Counselors in 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 300 annual jobs and 4,000 total jobs in 2026.
What do Genetic Counselors Make in Wisconsin?
In 2018 wages for Genetic Counselors ranged from $62,900 to $101,070 with $84,570 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $30.24 to $48.59. The median hourly rate was $40.66.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $40.24 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate grew by $0.42.
The median salary in Wisconsin is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Wisconsin 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|
|Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI||60||$77,460|
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||WI 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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