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Highest Paying Cities for Genetic Counselors

The top 14 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 $96,280, Baltimore-Towson, Maryland is the highest paying city for genetic counselors. It is followed by Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California (average annual salary $89,390). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of genetic counselors in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 14 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Genetic Counselors

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$96,280
30
2 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$89,390
100
3 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$87,590
50
4 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$82,840
70
5 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$81,910
n/a
6 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$79,220
180
7 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$74,590
220
8 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$73,380
50
9 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$73,380
60
10 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$72,880
160
11 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$72,190
150
12 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$68,810
30
13 Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana
$66,110
50
14 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$61,450
90
See also: Highest paying industries for genetic counselors.