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Highest Paying Cities for Genetic Counselors

The top 39 highest paying cities for genetic counselors (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of genetic counselors in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $113,390, San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California is the highest paying city for genetic counselors. It is followed by San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California (average annual salary $104,820). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of genetic counselors in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 39 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Genetic Counselors

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$113,390
50
2 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$104,820
30
3 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$99,780
130
4 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$91,370
50
5 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$91,050
80
6 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$89,810
n/a
7 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$89,390
100
8 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$87,590
50
9 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$87,340
n/a
10 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$87,340
40
11 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$84,880
320
12 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$83,460
300
13 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$82,840
70
14 Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida
$80,640
60
15 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$80,420
220
16 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$79,830
40
17 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$79,480
180
18 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$79,350
50
19 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$79,340
70
20 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$79,130
50
21 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$78,430
80
22 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$78,270
50
23 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$77,530
150
24 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$77,350
40
25 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$76,890
50
26 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$76,820
150
27 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$75,830
30
28 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$75,520
60
29 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$72,760
n/a
30 Salt Lake City, Utah
$71,690
40
31 Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana
$71,180
40
32 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$70,510
n/a
33 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$70,340
40
34 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$70,180
40
35 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$66,060
90
36 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$62,640
50
37 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$60,630
30
38 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$55,590
70
39 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
$30,800
n/a
See also: 💰 Highest paying industries for genetic counselors.