Genetics Counselor Salary in District of Columbia

How much does a Genetics Counselor make in District of Columbia? The average Genetics Counselor salary in District of Columbia is $84,898 as of January 20, 2020, but the range typically falls between $76,684 and $94,514. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on the city and many other important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession.

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Genetics Counselor provides genetic counseling and education to individuals and families at risk for hereditary disorders. Obtains and analyzes family medical history to identify patients at risk for specific disorders or syndromes. Being a Genetics Counselor recommends genetic testing as warranted and counsels patients on test results, treatment and alternative coping methods. May provide crisis intervention as needed. Additionally, Genetics Counselor requires a master's degree of Genetic Counseling. Typically reports to a manager or director. Requires board certification from the American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) or American Board of Medical Genetics (ABMG). Typically requires a state license to practice. Genetics Counselor's years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)

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Location Naval Anacost Annex, DC Avg. Salary $84,471 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Parcel Return Service, DC Avg. Salary $84,471 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Washington, DC Avg. Salary $84,471 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Washington Navy Yard, DC Avg. Salary $84,471 Date Updated January 20, 2020
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