MENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIST SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$42,000
$30,000
Min 10%
$42,000
Median 50%
$60,000
Max 90%
Highest Paying City
Anchorage, AK
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
2.6 years
How much does a mental health specialist make?
Mental Health Specialists in America make, on average, $42,971 a year or $20.66 per hour. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 30,000. The top 10 percent earn over $60,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $30,000 annually. Health Care companies and Professional companies have the most job opportunities for Mental Health Specialists. Alaska, California, Nevada, Washington, and Oregon have the highest paying Mental Health Specialist jobs. Most Mental Health Specialists spend 2.6 years in the position.

Average Mental Health Specialist Salary By Company

Mental Health Specialist jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. Health Care companies and Professional companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Companies like Kalispell Regional Healthcare or Volunteers of America-Greater New York will get you the highest pay packages. Companies like Overlake Hospital Medical Center and Pressley Ridge also report very competitive wages for Mental Health Specialists.

Average Mental Health Specialist Salary By Location

Mental Health Specialists in the US makes an average salary of $42,971 per year or $20.66 per hour. The city with the highest Mental Health Specialist salary is Anchorage, AK at $54,471 per year. The average entry-level salary in Anchorage, AK is $43,000. The top 5 states with the highest reported Mental Health Specialist salaries are Alaska, California, Nevada, Washington, and Oregon. The lowest earning states are Alabama, Kentucky, Georgia, Arkansas, and Florida.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Anchorage, AK
$54,471
2
San Francisco, CA
$49,399
3
Seattle, WA
$44,883
4
Oregon City, OR
$43,682
5
Urban Honolulu, HI
$41,260

RECENTLY ADDED Mental Health Specialist SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Community Action Council
Mental Health Specialist
10/31/2019
$38,334
Indian Health Service
Mental Health Specialist
10/30/2019
$61,218
10/26/2019
$27,131
Lane County
Mental Health Specialist
10/26/2019
$50,710
McKinley Children's Center
Mental Health Specialist
10/26/2019
$36,523
Indian Health Service
Mental Health Specialist
10/24/2019
$62,236
Dungarvin, Inc.
Mental Health Specialist
10/24/2019
$35,479
Community Counseling Solutions
Mental Health Specialist
10/23/2019
$38,800
State of Nebraska
Mental Health Specialist
10/23/2019
$31,117
Intermountain
Mental Health Specialist
10/23/2019
$28,321
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