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Wisconsin Healthcare Careers

Genetic counselor

Genetic counselors assess clients' risk for a variety of inherited conditions, such as birth defects.

The median annual pay is $80,230 per year in Wisconsin, and it is expected that the need for this position will increase by 16% (much faster than average) in the next 10 years.

A master’s degree in genetic counseling is typically needed to be a genetic counselor.

Genetic counselors work primarily in hospitals, physicians’ offices, outpatient care centers, university medical centers, and diagnostic laboratories. Most work full time.

You may be a good fit for this opportunity if you excel in communication skills, critical-thinking skills, interpersonal skills, organizational skills and compassion.

Wisconsin Healthcare Careers: Job Profile

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