Average School Counselor Salary in India

Rs 292,594
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Rs 19,000
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The average salary for a School Counselor in India is Rs 292,594.
Rs 148k
Rs 293k
Rs 583k
MEDIAN Rs 292,594
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Rs 148k - Rs 583k
Rs 755 - Rs 50k
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Rs 153k - Rs 1m

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Job Description for School Counselor

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.

Career Paths

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School Counselor
School Psychologist
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for School Counselor

Skills in Counseling, Group Therapy, Crisis Intervention and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Oral / Verbal Communication.

Pay by Experience Level for School Counselor

An entry-level School Counselor with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of Rs 243,056 based on 52 salaries. An early career School Counselor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 289,093 based on 140 salaries. A mid-career School Counselor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 300,154 based on 79 salaries. An experienced School Counselor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 300,000 based on 23 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of Rs 200,000.
Employees with School Counselor in their job title in New Delhi, Delhi earn an average of 101.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Bangalore, Karnataka (20.1% more) and Pune, Maharashtra (16.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (50.8% less) and Chennai, Tamil Nadu (4.7% less).

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