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Career and Employment Counselors

Overview

Career and employment counselors, who are also known as vocational counselors, provide advice to individuals or groups about occupations, careers, career decision making, career planning, and other career developmentā€“related questions or conflicts. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, as of May 2019, there were approximately 333,500 school and career counselors employed in the United States.

Salary Range

$25,000 to $100,000

Minimum Education Level

Master's Degree

Certification/License

Required

Outlook

Much Faster than the Average
Personality Traits

Helpful

Problem-Solving

Social

Career Ladder
Supervisor of Employment Counselors

Employment Counselor

Employment Counselor Trainee

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