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Career and Employment Counselors and Technicians
Career and employment counselors and technicians, who are also known as vocational counselors, provide advice to individuals or groups about occupations, careers, career decision making, career planning, and other career development–related questions or conflicts. Career guidance technicians collect pertinent information to support both the counselor and applicant during the job search. There are approximately 241,870 educational, guidance, school, and vocational counselors employed in the United States.