Genetic Counselors Salary in Sector of Educational Services

The salary statistics of genetic counselors in the industry sector of educational services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare genetic counselors salaries in different industries within the educational services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Genetic Counselors

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$53,970
25th Percentile Wage
$62,210
50th Percentile Wage
$73,330
75th Percentile Wage
$85,100
90th Percentile Wage
$100,210

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for genetic counselors in the industry sector of educational services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) genetic counselors is $100,210. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $73,330. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid genetic counselors is $53,970.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of genetic counselors in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$73,330
12.91% 17.93%
2016
$63,860
1.38% -
2015
$62,980
5.78% -
2014
$59,340
-2.97% -
2013
$61,100
1.51% -
2012
$60,180
- -

Compare Genetic Counselors Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of genetic counselors in six industries in the educational services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for genetic counselors occupations is the educational services - state government owned industry with an annual salary $74,930. The lowest paying industry is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - privately owned industry (annual salary $71,980). For detailed genetic counselors salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Educational Services - State government owned
$74,930
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$74,930
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$73,330
Educational Services
$73,330
Educational Services - Privately owned
$71,980
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$71,980

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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