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Genetic Counselor Salary
in Seattle, Washington

$75,169 (USD)

Average Salary

$36/hr

Average Hourly

$1,443

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Genetic Counselor is $75,169 a year and $36 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for a Genetic Counselor is between $54,294 and $92,454. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Genetic Counselor. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Seattle, Washington.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Provides genetic counseling to individuals and families in specified areas of clinical genetics, such as obstetrics, pediatrics, oncology, and neurology, to help them understand and adapt to birth defects or genetic disorders by providing them with information, education, and reassurance.
  • Analyzes and interprets test results and genetic information from family histories, and identifies patients or families at risk for specific diseases, disorders, or syndromes, particularly as it applies to children.
  • Advises patients or relatives of the risks, consequences, and nature of inherited disorders and diseases, the probability of developing or transmitting them, recurrence risks, and the options open to them in management and family planning.
Genetic Counselor Job Prevalence in Seattle, Washington, United States

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Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$87,142
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Seattle, Washington

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Description: Seattle ( (listen) see-AT-əl) is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 744,955 residents as of 2018, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. According to U.S. Census data released in 2018, the Seattle metropolitan area's population stands at 3.94 million, and ranks as the 15th largest in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. In July 2016, Seattle...

Genetic Counselor Job Listings for Seattle, Washington

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Jul 2
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Clinical Management Consultants
This advanced medical team provides cancer services and the following treatment programs: biological therapy radiation therapy cancer genetic counseling and testing cancer rehabilitation cancer risk ...
Mental Health Counselor
Jul 1
Edmonds, WA, USA
Center for Counseling & Health Reso
If you enjoy a fast-paced and high-tech environment, please apply for our open MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELOR position. A weekly schedule of TUESDAY through SATURDAY (Master's level). The Center -- A Place ...
Mental Health Counselor - Licensed
Jul 2
Seattle, WA, USA
Salveo Counseling Center
Salveo Counseling Center Located in Redmond WA, is a thriving mental health clinic celebrating 10-years of caring for individuals and families on the greater Eastside. Recently awarded with an A ...
Mental Health Counselor
Jul 6
Bellevue, WA, USA
Patrice & Associates - Northwest Region
New Vision Counseling, a small private group practice, is seeking a Part Time therapist to provide counseling to individuals, teens, kids and families in Bellevue, WA This position is for a ...
Outreach SUD Counselor
May 10
Federal Way, WA, USA
Family Behavioral Health
Catholic Community Services' Counseling, Recovery & Wellness (CReW) Program is a licensed community mental health and substance use treatment program and provider of the King County Behavioral Health ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Genetic Counselor is $75,169 a year and $36 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for a Genetic Counselor is between $54,294 and $92,454. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Genetic Counselor. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Seattle, Washington.

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