Growth Rate: 29%
Average Annual Pay: $67,500
A Genetic Counselor is a highly-skilled job that requires, at a minimum, a Masters Degree in Genetics and/or Genetic Counseling Counseling.
While this job does rule out those who are interested in the field but are not qualified, it doesn’t stop you from beginning your studies as the job is incredibly rewarding and exciting! The job basically involves assessing the risk for birth defects as well as other genetic disorders.