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Genetic Counselors


Assess people's risk for inherited conditions or diseases.

Genetic Counselors assess individuals' or families' risk for certain conditions, such as genetic disorders or birth defects. They advise families to help them make informed decisions about what to do about their risk of illness. They may also do research.

Wages $40.08 per hour on average  
Outlook Statewide data not available
Education & Training Graduate degree (any type) is needed for entry.
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