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Genetic Counselors in Wisconsin

Considering a career as a Genetic Counselor in Wisconsin?

25.0% Jobs Projection
$84,570 Median Salary
0 Job Openings

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.

Genetic Counselors in WI Employment Trend

The amount of Genetic Counselors working in the state is similar to the average state.

Genetic Counselors in WI vs. 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%.

Job Projections for Genetic Counselors: Nation vs. WI

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.

Genetic Counselors Earnings: WI vs. National Average

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
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 50 $79,650

Top States for Genetic Counselors Employment

The table below shows the states where most Genetic Counselors work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 490 $93,410
Massachusetts 170 $83,260
New York 160 $86,170
Ohio 130 $76,410
Pennsylvania 130 $74,780
North Carolina 120 $72,030
Texas 100 $95,020
Virginia 90 $0
Michigan 90 $72,150
New Jersey 80 $83,410
Washington 70 $83,350
Wisconsin 60 $84,570
District of Columbia 50 $79,340
Illinois 50 $79,490
Arizona 50 $79,340
Missouri 40 $71,530
Maryland 40 $63,400
Tennessee 40 $74,870
Indiana 40 $73,410
Colorado 40 $81,720

Below are the states where Genetic Counselors get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Texas $95,020
California $93,410
Nevada $92,600
Georgia $86,230
New York $86,170
Wisconsin $84,570
New Jersey $83,410
Washington $83,350
Massachusetts $83,260
Colorado $81,720

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