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How Much Does a Mental Health Consultant Earn In The United States?

Mental Health Consultant Salaries
Updated December 31, 2020
Average Yearly Salary
$57,000
$39,000
$57,000
$82,000
Mental health consultants in the United States make an average salary of $57,116 per year or $27.46 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $39,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $82,000. As most things go, location can be critical. New York, New Jersey, Delaware, North Dakota, and Connecticut provide the highest mental health consultant salaries.
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Where Mental Health Consultants Earn The Most

The darker areas on the map show where mental health consultants earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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How Much Do Mental Health Consultants Earn In Different Cities?

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to New York, New Jersey and Delaware, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for mental health consultants. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Oklahoma, Massachusetts, and Kentucky.
Location
City
Average Salary

Washington, DC

Salary Range63k - 111k$84k$84,067

New York, NY

Salary Range60k - 111k$82k$82,250

Hackensack, NJ

Salary Range56k - 104k$77k$77,124

San Francisco, CA

Salary Range51k - 87k$67k$67,200

Annapolis, MD

Salary Range44k - 79k$60k$59,891

Saint Paul, MN

Salary Range48k - 73k$60k$59,799

Chicago, IL

Salary Range46k - 74k$59k$59,178

Lynnwood, WA

Salary Range49k - 69k$58k$58,439

Iowa City, IA

Salary Range46k - 71k$58k$57,640

Ann Arbor, MI

Salary Range42k - 71k$55k$55,015
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High Paying Mental Health Consultant Jobs

Which Companies Pay Mental Health Consultants The Most?

If you want to get paid the most as a mental health consultant, being employed by a company such as The Advisory Board Company or Medtronic would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Cerner and Capital BlueCross also report highly competitive salaries for mental health consultants.
Company
Company
Average Salary
The Advisory Board Company
Salary Range65k - 100k$81k$81,154
Medtronic
Salary Range70k - 87k$78k$78,248
Cerner
Salary Range69k - 87k$78k$77,683
Capital BlueCross
Salary Range66k - 83k$74k$74,465
Deloitte
Salary Range61k - 84k$72k$71,833
Navigant Consulting
Salary Range59k - 82k$70k$69,969
Compassus
Salary Range65k - 73k$69k$69,300
Milliman
Salary Range57k - 77k$67k$66,548
Celtic Healthcare
Salary Range60k - 70k$65k$65,469
Moss Adams
Salary Range57k - 62k$60k$59,949
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Mental Health Consultant Salary History

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    How Much Do Mental Health Consultants Make In Different Industries?

    The salary for a mental health consultant can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for mental health consultants tend to be found in pharmaceutical, manufacturing, and health care companies. In fact, mental health consultants can make a yearly salary of $63,799 while working for pharmaceutical companies.
    Industry
    Average Salary

    Pharmaceutical

    Salary Range56k - 72k$64k$63,799

    Manufacturing

    Salary Range52k - 61k$57k$56,677

    Health Care

    Salary Range50k - 61k$55k$55,437

    Hospitality

    Salary Range50k - 55k$53k$53,036

    Non Profits

    Salary Range47k - 55k$52k$51,608

    Professional

    Salary Range42k - 56k$49k$48,827
    $42k
    $72k

    How Experience Affects Mental Health Consultant Salaries

    The salary for a mental health consultant can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation 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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    $50,000
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    Behavioral Health Consultant
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    Portland, OR
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    $70,561
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    $52,968
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    Tampa, FL
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    10/18/2020
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    $65,000
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    Tampa, FL
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    10/17/2020
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    $65,000
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    Behavioral Health Consultant
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    Woodburn, OR
    Woodburn, OR
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    10/10/2020
    $67,160
    $67,160
    10/10/2020
    Behavioral Health Consultant OPS
    Behavioral Health Consultant OPS
    Tampa, FL
    Tampa, FL
    09/18/2020
    09/18/2020
    $65,000
    $65,000
    09/18/2020