Mental Health Clinician Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Min 10%
Median 50%
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Highest Paying City
Meriden, CT
Highest Paying State
Average Experience Level
2.8 years
How much does a mental health clinician make?
Mental Health Clinicians in America make, on average, $44,818 a year or $21.55 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $30,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $65,000. Health Care companies and Non Profits companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. The best states for high paying Mental Health Clinician jobs are Nevada, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Delaware, and New Hampshire. Most Mental Health Clinicians spend 2.8 years in the position.

Average Mental Health Clinician Salary By Location

Mental Health Clinicians in the US makes an average salary of $44,818 per year or $21.55 per hour. Working in Meriden, CT as a Mental Health Clinician will pay you the highest wages at around $67,525 per year. The average entry-level salary in Meriden, CT is $39,000. Some of the states with the best Mental Health Clinician salaries are Nevada, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Delaware, New Hampshire, California, and New Jersey. Arkansas, Florida, Massachusetts, Minnesota, and Vermont have the lowest reported salaries for Mental Health Clinicians.

Map of Mental Health Clinician Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Mental Health Clinicians earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Mental Health Clinician Salary By Company

There is good job security in Mental Health Clinician positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. The most abundant employment opportunities for Mental Health Clinicians are in Health Care companies and Non Profits companies. Aetna and Covenant Health Care System are the highest paying companies. Also, companies like LifePoint Health and Berkshire Health Systems pay their Mental Health Clinicians very well.

Mental Health Clinician Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Mental Health Clinician Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Mental Health Clinician can range from $44,430 to $52,924 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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