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Best states for a Mental Health Therapist

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It seems like Mental Health Therapists are becoming more and more common across America. But working conditions for Mental Health Therapists aren’t the same everywhere in the U.S.

Pay, benefits, and opportunities vary greatly by place, and it's no different for Mental Health Therapists.

We found that Connecticut is the best state in the nation for Mental Health Therapists, and people in Camden earn the most in the field.

Connecticut is the best state for jobs for Mental Health Therapists, and Alabama is the worst.

The most common pay in Connecticut is $60,657, while the median pay in Alabama is $33,219.

a Mental Health Therapist will most commonly be promoted to Therapist.

The 10 Best States in America For Mental Health Therapists in 2019

  1. Connecticut
  2. Maine
  3. Minnesota
  4. Nevada
  5. New Jersey
  6. North Dakota
  7. New York
  8. District of Columbia
  9. Idaho
  10. New Hampshire
  • (348 jobs)
  • (134 jobs)
  • (513 jobs)
  • (110 jobs)
  • (398 jobs)
  • (47 jobs)
  • (739 jobs)
  • (79 jobs)
  • (76 jobs)
  • (80 jobs)

We analyzed these data points for all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Connecticut is the best state for jobs for Mental Health Therapists.

The median salary for Mental Health Therapists in Connecticut is $60,657.

Some of the companies that are hiring for Mental Health Therapists include Northeast Community Mental Health Center and Pacific Clinics.

So without further delay, here is the list of best states for Mental Health Therapists.

If you're interested, you can read more about the job scene here:

The 10 Best States For Mental Health Therapists in 2019

1. Connecticut

Total Mental Health Therapist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
348 $60,658 $49,000 $74,000 1.79
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Mental Health Therapist Jobs in Connecticut

2. Maine

Total Mental Health Therapist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
134 $49,706 $40,000 $60,000 2.2
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Mental Health Therapist Jobs in Maine

3. Minnesota

Total Mental Health Therapist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
513 $50,406 $41,000 $61,000 1.47
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Mental Health Therapist Jobs in Minnesota

4. Nevada

Total Mental Health Therapist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
110 $57,022 $46,000 $69,000 1.01
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Mental Health Therapist Jobs in Nevada

5. New Jersey

Total Mental Health Therapist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
398 $71,681 $58,000 $87,000 0.84
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Mental Health Therapist Jobs in New Jersey

6. North Dakota

Total Mental Health Therapist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
47 $50,406 $41,000 $61,000 1.05
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Mental Health Therapist Jobs in North Dakota

7. New York

Total Mental Health Therapist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
739 $57,723 $47,000 $70,000 0.92
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Mental Health Therapist Jobs in New York

8. District of Columbia

Total Mental Health Therapist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
79 $68,950 $56,000 $84,000 0.66
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Mental Health Therapist Jobs in District of Columbia

9. Idaho

Total Mental Health Therapist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
76 $45,301 $37,000 $55,000 1.27
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Mental Health Therapist Jobs in Idaho

10. New Hampshire

Total Mental Health Therapist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
80 $55,059 $44,000 $67,000 0.84
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Mental Health Therapist Jobs in New Hampshire

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Mental Health Therapist

You can read about how the best state rankings are calculated here.

Detailed list of the best states for a Mental Health Therapist

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