School Counselor

Code: 21-1012.00

Also known as: Academic Advisor, Academic Counselor, Admissions Counselor, Career Counselor, College Counselor, Guidance Counselor, School Adjustment Counselor, School Counselor, Student Development Advisor, Student Services Coordinator

Description: Juggling home, academic and social life can often be challenging. School Counselors help students to develop the skills they need to balance out life's challenges and succeed in school.All school counselors are required to have a state-issued license or credential to practice. Most states also require a criminal background check. Typically, all counselors will have at least a Master's degree in school counseling or a related field. Programs usually require some internship or practicum so that Counselors get supervised experience working directly with students, administrators, teachers and parents.

School Counselor

Typical wages

10% $35,620
25% $45,080
Median $58,120
75% $75,920
90% $97,910
10% $17.12
25% $21.67
Median $27.94
75% $36.5
90% $47.07

Projected employment

Estimated Employment
(2019 year)
Projected Employment
(2029 year)
Percent Change +0 %
Projected Annual Job Openings 33,100