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HIV/AIDS Counselors and Case Managers

Overview

HIV/AIDS counselors and case managers work with people who are infected with HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) or have developed AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome), and with their families and friends, to help them cope with the physical and emotional results of the disease. They answer questions, offer advice and support, and help HIV/AIDS patients get necessary assistance from medical and social agencies.

Salary Range

$25,000 to $100,000

Minimum Education Level

Bachelor's Degree

Certification/License

Required

Outlook

Much Faster than the Average
Personality Traits

Helpful

Organized

Problem-Solving

Career Ladder
Director, HIV/AIDS Assistance Program

Supervisor of Counselors and Case Managers

HIV/AIDS Case Manager

HIV/AIDS Counselor