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Genetics Counselor Salary
in Reno, Nevada

$70,392 (USD)

Average Salary

$34/hr

Average Hourly

$1,352

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Genetics Counselor is $70,392 a year and $34 an hour in Reno, Nevada, United States. The average salary range for a Genetics Counselor is between $50,844 and $86,578. 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 Reno, Nevada.

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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 Reno, Nevada, 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:
$81,603
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Description: Reno ( REE-noh) is a city in the northwest section of the U.S. state of Nevada, approximately 22 miles (35 km) from Lake Tahoe. Known as "The Biggest Little City in the World", Reno is known for its casino industry. Reno is the county seat of Washoe County. The city sits in a high desert river valley at the foot of the Sierra Nevada and its downtown area (along with Sparks) occupies a valley informally known as the Truckee Meadows. The city is named after Union Major General Jesse L. Reno, who was killed in action during the American Civil War at the Battle of South Mountain on Fox's Gap. Reno, with an estimated population...

Genetics Counselor Job Listings for Reno, Nevada

Financial Counselor
Jun 11
Reno, NV, USA
Rapier Solutions
Rapier Solutions seeks an experienced certified Personal Financial Counselor (PFC) for a full-time ... status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Rapier Solutions, Inc. ...
Heavy Equipment Mechanic
Jul 9
Reno, NV, USA
WorkRocket
Employee Assistance Plan provides financial planning assistance, counseling, and legal assistance ... genetic information, status as a military veteran or any other characteristic protected by ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Genetics Counselor is $70,392 a year and $34 an hour in Reno, Nevada, United States. The average salary range for a Genetics Counselor is between $50,844 and $86,578. 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 Reno, Nevada.

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Genetics Counselor Job Listings for Reno, Nevada

Financial Counselor
Jun 11
Reno, NV, USA
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Rapier Solutions seeks an experienced certified Personal Financial Counselor (PFC) for a full-time ... status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Rapier Solutions, Inc. ...
Heavy Equipment Mechanic
Jul 9
Reno, NV, USA
WorkRocket
Employee Assistance Plan provides financial planning assistance, counseling, and legal assistance ... genetic information, status as a military veteran or any other characteristic protected by ...
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