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Genetic Counselors

in Massachusetts

Assess individual or family risk for a variety of inherited conditions, such as genetic disorders and birth defects. Provide information to other healthcare providers or to individuals and families concerned with the risk of inherited conditions. Advise individuals and families to support informed decisionmaking and coping methods for those at risk. May help conduct research related to genetic conditions or genetic counseling.

Occupation Projection for Genetic Counselors

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
299092  Genetic Counselors 185 226 41 22.16 % 15 Master's degree 

Genetic Counselors Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2017
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Health Care and Social Assistance    140  73 % 170  73 % 30  22 % $79,650
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Economic Research
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