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Genetics Counselor Salary
in Maryland, United States

$71,768 (USD)

Average Salary

$35/hr

Average Hourly

$1,378

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Genetics Counselor is $71,768 a year and $35 an hour in Maryland, United States. The average salary range for a Genetics Counselor is between $51,838 and $88,270. 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 Maryland, United States.

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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.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
$83,199
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Genetics Counselor Job Listings for Maryland, United States

Desktop Support
Oct 24
Bethesda, MD, USA
Medical Science & Computing, Inc.
This position will serve the Medical Genetics and Human Variation Program's mission is to provide accurate, timely and enriched data to genetic counselors, clinicians, data scientists and researchers ...
Staff Licensed Professional Counselor or Clinical Social Worker
Nov 20
Baltimore, MD, USA
The Body Image Therapy Center
Previous experience in mental health counseling, preferably with eating disorder clients ... national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Refresh is also committed to ...
Licensed Mental Health Clinician
Dec 7
Baltimore, MD, USA
Refresh Mental Health
We are actively seeking partnerships with counselors, therapists and other behavioral healthcare ... national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Refresh is also committed to ...
Licensed Mental Health Clinician
Dec 6
Mount Airy, MD, USA
Refresh Mental Health
We are actively seeking partnerships with counselors, therapists and other behavioral healthcare ... national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Refresh is also committed to ...
Licensed Mental Health Clinician
Dec 6
Frederick, MD, USA
Refresh Mental Health
We are actively seeking partnerships with counselors, therapists and other behavioral healthcare ... national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Refresh is also committed to ...
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