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Mental Health Associate Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Mental Health Associate is $13.59 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
Mental Health Associate Salary (?
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$21,447 - $50,806
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $31,134
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Mental Health Associate Salary (?
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$10.23 - $18.38
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$21,447 - $50,806  
   
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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$23,432 - $44,564  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 22
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$10.23 - $18.38  
   
Overtime
$11.19 - $20.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
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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$23,432 - $44,564  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 47
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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

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
Entry-Level
0%
National Average
$30,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
77%
female alumni
 
Male
23%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 24%