The average salary for a Career Counselor in India is ₹269,306.
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Job Description for Career Counselor
Career counselors help their clients find appropriate career paths and available positions. Their duties include administering personality, interest and aptitude tests; advising students and other clients on particular courses and educational requirements for different jobs; discuss options with clients who want a career change; and evaluate clients' educational and work backgrounds. These counselors also help clients find the right schools and programs for their needs, help find financial resou…Read more
Career Counselor Tasks
- Counsel students on career planning and job search strategies while facilitating the creation of viable long-term career goals.
- Arrange job fairs, seminars, and lectures that will connect students to companies and provide valuable information regarding future career options.
- Maintain relationships with local employers in order to create links between students and companies that can lead to eventual employment or internship opportunities.
- Conduct mock interviews and assist students with the creation of resumes and cover letters.
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Popular Skills for Career Counselor
Oral / Verbal Communication
Skills that pay less than market rate include Presentations, Oral / Verbal Communication and Counseling.
Pay by Experience Level for Career Counselor
An entry-level Career Counselor with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of ₹235,832 based on 17 salaries. An early career Career Counselor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₹254,341 based on 43 salaries. A mid-career Career Counselor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₹300,000 based on 9 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Career Counselor in their job title in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh earn an average of 33.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Pune, Maharashtra (30.0% more) and Mumbai, Maharashtra (11.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Bangalore, Karnataka (20.9% less).
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