Pay and Remuneration
The initial pay for a counselor would be around Rs.1.4 lakhs to 1.8 lakhs per year. On gaining more experience the pay scale rises up to Rs.4 lakhs a year. Still more experienced counselors are given a much higher pay and if one has established counseling practice then the remuneration can be much higher also.
There are numerous well-known and famous counselors. They are known either for their excellent service to people or for several theories they developed. Dr. Carl Rogers was a famous psychologist who developed the concept of individual focused counseling.
A Day In Life
The day begins early with checking emails and replying to the queries of people about career choices and course selection. After reaching the office one analyzes the results of aptitudes tests taken by the students. After a quick break the counselor may take a counseling session with a student who is confused in choosing various streams in engineering. Evening is spent in discussions with team members on the developing a new assessment to help the school students.