Education Counseller

Creating personalized education plans for every student


The job of an education counsellor is well-suited as he/she is responsible for providing counselling service or career advice to students to help them choose the right career path as per their interest. An education counsellor also helps students to reach their career goal and teaching them how to face different academic challenges. 

The main work of an education counsellor is to assist students in selecting a specific course. Moreover, students’ personal, behavioral or social issues can also be solved by an educational counsellor.


For Bachelor’s

  • Students need to pass their 10+2 with at least 50% marks in any stream. 
  • Aspirants need to pass their bachelor’s degree in any stream.

For Master’s

  • Students can opt for M.Ed, MA, M.Phil or any related master’s program from any college/university. 
  • A certificate course is also good to gain more expertise. 

Work Experience

  • At least 1-2 year(s) of experience is required.

Job Roles

To become an education counsellor the field aims to provide in-depth knowledge and enhance the skills of the students. To do such a task, the field presents innumerable job profiles. Below are mentioned some job profiles:

  • Career Coach
  • Elementary School Counsellor
  • Middle School Counsellor
  • Secondary School Counselor

Employment Sector

  • Private or Government Schools
  • Colleges/Institutes
  • Online Career Counselling Services
  • Placement Consultancy Sectors

Top Recruiters

There are many recruiters from leading companies who enlist potential students. Following are some Recruiters from where students can find an employment opportunity in India:

  • Career Guide
  • Mindler
  • Career Futura
  • CBSE Schools
  • IDream Career


The salary range may vary from company to company, but the salary of an Education Counsellor is very impressive only in India.


Level of Salary

Salary Package 

Starting Salary

Approx ₹50,000 - ₹1,00,000

Mid Level Salary

Approx ₹1,50,000 - ₹7,00,000

Senior Level Salary

Approx ₹7,00,000 - ₹15,00,000


  • Critical Thinking
  • Communication skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Decision-making
  • Management skills


An education counsellor is a well-reputed career option as you will have the opportunity to guide students, who are confused about their career, in selecting the best career option for them and also enhance their skills. The need for such a job is required everywhere as nowadays most of the students do not know the initial steps leading to a successful career.


  • Guide students towards their career
  • Perks & Privileges
  • Every day new challenge


  • Starting salary is less
  • Stressful Job
  • Need specialisation & experience