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Genetics Counselor Salary
in Sacramento, California

$74,104 (USD)

Average Salary

$36/hr

Average Hourly

$1,423

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Genetics Counselor is $74,104 a year and $36 an hour in Sacramento, California, United States. The average salary range for a Genetics Counselor is between $53,525 and $91,143. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Genetics Counselor. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Sacramento, California.

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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.
Genetics Counselor Job Prevalence in Sacramento, California, United States

Job family: Genetic Counselors

Job family population: 2,660

Estimated population of Genetics Counselor jobs: 2,445

Rate of error: 7.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$85,907
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Description: Sacramento ( SAK-rə-MEN-toh; Spanish: [sakɾaˈmento]; Spanish for "sacrament") is the capital city of the U.S. state of California and the seat of Sacramento County. Located at the confluence of the Sacramento River and the American River in Northern California's Sacramento Valley, Sacramento's estimated 2018 population of 501,334 makes it the sixth-largest city in California and the ninth largest capital in the United States. Sacramento is the seat of the California Legislature and the Governor of California, making it the state's political center and a hub for lobbying and think tanks. Sacramento is also the cultural...

Genetics Counselor Job Listings for Sacramento, California

Medical Only Claims Examiner
Jun 19
Roseville, CA, USA
Canon Recruiting Group
Coordinate with legal counsel in handling cases correctly Qualifications: * Previous experience in ... genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Canon Recruiting Group, Inc. complies with ...
Restaurant Manager
Jun 18
Sacramento, CA, USA
Xperience Restaurant Group
... counseling, skill development and terminations * Provide guests with accurate and thorough ... genetic information, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.
Culinary Manager - Kitchen Manager
May 6
Vallejo, CA, USA
Xperience Restaurant Group
... counseling, skill development and terminations * Monitor and maintain highest standards of food and ... genetic information, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Genetics Counselor is $74,104 a year and $36 an hour in Sacramento, California, United States. The average salary range for a Genetics Counselor is between $53,525 and $91,143. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Genetics Counselor. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Sacramento, California.

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Genetics Counselor Job Listings for Sacramento, California

Medical Only Claims Examiner
Jun 19
Roseville, CA, USA
Canon Recruiting Group
Coordinate with legal counsel in handling cases correctly Qualifications: * Previous experience in ... genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Canon Recruiting Group, Inc. complies with ...
Restaurant Manager
Jun 18
Sacramento, CA, USA
Xperience Restaurant Group
... counseling, skill development and terminations * Provide guests with accurate and thorough ... genetic information, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.
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