A School Counselor earns an average salary of Rs 294,741 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

Rs 137,250 - Rs 489,229
Rs 140K
Rs 290K
Rs 490K
MEDIAN: Rs 288,709
10%
50%
90%
Rs 494 - Rs 850
Rs 550
MEDIAN: Rs 550
50%
Rs 0Rs 585K
Salary Rs 137,250 - Rs 489,229
Bonus Rs 511 - Rs 48,936
Commission Rs 15,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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Rs 142,147 - Rs 585,979
  • Country: India
  • Currency: INR
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 258
Hourly Data Rs 0Rs 1K
Hourly Rate Rs 550
Overtime Rs 300
Annual Data Rs 0Rs 585K
Bonus Rs 511 - Rs 48,936
Commission Rs 15,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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Rs 142,147 - Rs 585,979
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: INR
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

Job Description for School Counselor

School counselors are tasked with helping students achieve academic goals and personal, social, and professional development; they also help improve new students’ adjustments to school. Those who work in high schools may help students with college choices and serve as liaisons between students and college recruiters.

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School Counselor Tasks

  • Communicate with students, identify obstacles to progress, and work together to overcome them.
  • Identify and communicate special needs and mental health challenges.
  • Consult with parents or teachers on appropriate strategies, communication methods, and obstacles.
  • Intervene in dangerous, challenging, or stressful situations to provide a peaceful, safe environment.
  • Listen to students and enable them to connect with support services, teachers, parents, and others.

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School Counselor Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a School Counselor?

School Counselor in Bhopal:
"It is great !"
Pros: The fact that I have an opportunity to help children make informed choices.
Cons: Timing is too long.

School Counselor in Cochin (Kochi):
"Amazing, guiding children and students resulting in positive."
Pros: Job satisfaction when the counselling results positive, and the children. Are happy .
Cons: No proper counselling set-up, and major time spent on visiting classes for skill development and stress levels are more.

School Counselor in Gwalior:
Pros: Interacting with fresh minds and directing them to bring a better change. Helping students almost with every doubt/problem.
Cons: Being in residential school, I am always approachable and my profession never allows to say no.

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Key Stats for School Counselor

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects School Counselor Salaries

Experienced
▲43%

Mid-Career
▲20%

National Average
Rs 293,000

▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 22%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 77%