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Description: Counselors help people with their problems; the work they do depends on the people they serve. School counselors help students with personal, social, and behavioral problems. College placement counselors help students decide on careers and find jobs. Rehabilitation counselors help people with disabilities and addictions. Employment counselors help people decide what kinds of jobs they want and help them find work. Most counselors hold a Master's degree.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2008-09 Edition at http://www.bls.gov/OCO/
Salary: $28,001 to $50,000 per year


There are 9 math topics Counselors need to know.
Basic Math / Algebra
Ratio and Proportion
Basic Probability
Statistical Graphing
Basic Problem Solving
First-Year Algebra
Using Formulas
Other Topics
Basic Calculator Use
Computer Use
Inductive/Deductive Reasoning