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Mental Health Associate Salary

A Mental Health Associate earns an average wage of $13.55 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$19,500 - $50,565
(Median)
$20K
$32K
$51K
MEDIAN: $31,828
10%
50%
90%

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$10.74 - $18.47
(Median)
$11
$14
$18
MEDIAN: $13.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$19,500 - $50,565  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $391.49  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$22,959 - $40,833  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 24
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.74 - $18.47  
   
Overtime
$1.79 - $24.04  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $391.49  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$22,959 - $40,833  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 78

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Job Description for Mental Health Associate

  • Make observations and document patient treatment interventions, behavior and progress.
  • Dispense medications as directed by physician.
  • Organize, supervise and encourage patient participation in educational and recreational activities.
  • Assist mentally impaired patients with daily therapeutic and hygiene needs under direction of nursing and medical staff.
  • Participate in patient's treatment planning with other staff.

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Experience Affects Mental Health Associate Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 13%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 27%
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